Domestic violence comes in many forms, and can happen to men or women. This is a terrific article featuring 5 men and women who not only overcame abuse, but went on to do something to help.
Originally posted on TED Blog:
Leslie Morgan Steiner thought that she’d found true love in her early 20s. Instead, she found herself married to a man who repeatedly pointed a gun at her head and threatened to kill her.
In today’s brave talk, given at TEDxRainier, Steiner tells the story of how she — a Harvard-educated magazine editor turned businesswoman — fell into an abusive relationship. She seeks to answer the question people always ask about women who are being abused: Why does she stay?