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Leslie Morgan Steiner was in "crazy love" -- that is, madly in love with a man who routinely abused her and threatened her life. Steiner tells the dark story of her relationship, correcting misconceptions many people hold about victims of domestic violence, and explaining how we can all help break the silence. (Filmed at TEDxRainier.) TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more.
The point of this video is to show that women never intentionally get into a violent and abusive relationship. When Keira Knightley says "this wasn't in the script" she's saying what all women think when something like this happens! Women do not go into a relationship and have their partner start hitting them within the first week. It's a very strategical, manipulative game in most cases, that starts with mental emotional abuse and escalates into physical