Published on Jan 23, 2024 12:00 AM

TOWS Special: An Abusive Husband's Desperate Plea For Help

Original Air Date: April 19, 2006

Oprah’s guest, Louie, admits he's been abusing his wife, Shannon, for 13 years. He was convicted of domestic violence twice: once in 1999 for punching Shannon and a second time for pushing her to the ground. He says he no longer physically abuses Shannon, but now he emotionally abuses her. Together, with marriage counselor Harville Hendrix, they try to find out the cause of the abuse.

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