[Domestic violence is] a carefully laid physical, financial and psychological trap.

Leslie Morgan Steiner

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“Why Domestic Violence Victims Don’t Leave.” TEDxRainier. Nov. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Why Domestic Violence Victims Don't Leave." TEDxRainier. Nov. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote from writer and domestic violence victim Leslie Morgan Steiner means that people get stuck in abusive relationships because they are deceived into entering a trap; the abuser traps the person using money, physicality, and psychological techniques. The quote is from Steiner's 2012 TED Talk about the reasons why sufferers of domestic violence don't leave their abusive mates. Watch the full TED Talk here: Leslie Morgan Steiner - Why Domestic Violence Victims Don't Leave