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Two former NFL wives recount their abuse, and league indifference
Two former NFL wives recount their abuse, and league indifference

One of the recurring themes we read and hear from domestic violence victims is the sense of isolation, the fear of seeking help, the desperation that comes with feeling both defenseless and without options. The Washington Post has an interesting piece based on interviews with two women who say they were beaten by their partners who were players in the National Football League, an article that one hopes will help keep the story, and the issue, alive in the national discourse. Typical of our society, the issue was initially spotlighted because it intersected with fame, and entertainment – the video of player Ray Rice punching his fiancée into unconsciousness. But the...

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