Yes, you should
On the other
hand, you say that you love him and perhaps you feel you should stay
because of those feelings. Perhaps you feel you can support him and
help him though his drinking problems. Perhaps you are afraid of
losing that love.
cannot change him. Only he can change himself. He has first to admit
to a drinking problem and then do something to correct it. Alcohol is
a very powerful adversary and he probably could not overcome his
problem alone. He would need help and support but this help and
support should come from professionals, not from you on your own.
might only make his drinking worse. However, you cannot have him back
with this problem and the violence. You cannot live with a man who
scares you in this way. You need to make these fears clear to him.
So, what should
you do ?
Try to find
professional support for him. Move away for your own safety and peace
but perhaps give him the option of coming back if he can overcome his
alcohol problem and the violence ( with the professional help) in,
say, a year from now.