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An Olympic Gold Medalist Opens Up About Her Domestic Abuse from Refinery29, 08/10/2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

img-icon-newsLooking back, she feels that her mentality of “work hard and defy the odds,” her biggest strength on the basketball court, was her biggest weakness at home. At Safe Horizon, we know that Bolton did not contribute to the abuse perpetrated against her: Abuse is a choice an abuser makes and is never the fault of the victim. But in Bolton’s heart, she felt that if she just worked at her marriage hard enough, her husband would see how much she loved him, and things would get better.

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