Why Don’t Women Leave?

Leslie Morgan Steiner corrects misconceptions many people hold about women who are victims of Domestic Violence in this powerful TEDtalk.

Steiner was in “crazy love” — that is, madly in love with a man who routinely abused her and threatened her life. She tells the dark story of her relationship and explains how we can all help break the silence. (Filmed at TEDxRainier.)

Leslie Morgan Steiner is the author of Crazy Love, a memoir about her marriage to a man who routinely abused and threatened her. In it she describes the harrowing details that unfolded unexpectedly — from the moment she met a warm, loving, infatuated man on the subway, to the moment he first laid a hand on her, when he grabbed her neck just days before their wedding. Read more about Leslie Morgan Steiner here.

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