Although I wish eternal happiness for the beautiful soccer star, I fear that she is headed down a dangerous and tumultuous past. There is no excuse for domestic violence. I'm a firm believer in the saying, "if he hits you once, he'll do it again" (not sure if that's an old proverb or a phrase made up by my father, but I take it to heart nonetheless). While the charges were dropped, I doubt that the police would have been involved if "nothing" happened. In addition, she has only known him for two months so I doubt whatever demons he is harboring have fully surfaced. If they are getting in domestic violence disputes during their "honeymoon" stage, I can only imagine the ugliness that will manifest once their love goggles wear off.
It's unfortunate because Hope Solo is a role model for many young girls. Let's start a pool for how long this marriage is going to last. I'll go on a limb and give them a month. Any takers?