Commentary: Chris Henry's Bumpy Road to the Chapel

Last week when I read on ESSENCE.com that the fight that led to Chris Henry's death may have stemmed from an argument he and his fiancée, Loleini Tonga had over the cost of the wedding, I was horrified. There are dozens of blogs claiming that Tonga has a history of domestic violence and a severe drinking problem and it's no secret that Henry was an NFL wild child, so one could argue that this pair was an accident waiting to happen. I doubt that this tragic ending was Tonga's intention but what can the rest of us learn from this sad story? The recent murmurings that I have been hearing from men everywhere have lead me to believe that there's a little bit of Chris Henry in every groom...
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