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Leslie Morgan Steiner is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, Crazy Love. Her TED Talk on why victims stay in abusive situations has been viewed by over three million people. She lives in Washington, DC. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)My first husband kept three guns -- a Glock, a Colt 45, and a snub-nosed .38 -- in our car's glove compartment, under the pillow of the bed we shared, and in his pants' pocket, respectively. He made me join the NRA and pressured me to go to his company's gun range for "target practice" almost weekly.