Why Did Penelope Wait?

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Kiphtoot asked 3 years ago

In the Odyssey, Penelope is presented as the ideal, loyal woman who waited for so long for Odysseus. However, it seems like it was both very dangerous and not advantageous to do this at the time. Were there any other incentives for her to hold off the suitors?