A woman wanting to buy a purse has been met with her husband’s rejection. The husband ended up beating his wife in the street, and she consequently jumped into a lake. The woman was later rescued by the police, and said that at home she frequently suffered domestic abuse. The police have mediated, he has apologized and has pledged to no longer beat her. Chinese netizens have replied, saying “The man has only guaranteed that he won’t beat her to death”. Furthermore, they believe that the two should divorce.