After his recent victory over Manny Pacquiao in boxing’s latest “Fight of the Century,” Floyd Mayweather Jr. improved his record to 48 wins and zero losses, while raking in a cool $200 million for his workmanlike efforts. Mayweather is currently the highest-paid professional athlete in the world, and he has been referred to by industry insiders as the new “face of boxing.”
What happens in childhood can stay with an adult for the rest of their lives. This applies whether a childhood was filled with good and positive things or if it was full of adversity and traumatic events. When an adult has experienced both childhood adversity and traumatic events in adulthood, the impact is significant.