She has pleaded not guilty to murder, contending she was a victim of domestic violence and killed Alexander in self-defense.
Prosecutors allege Arias was jealous and did not want Alexander to see other women.
As he sank deeper into despair, young Travis Alexander began to dwell on God and prayed for a better life in which he could somehow flee the abusive and carefree world in which his parents had convicted him.
Travis's prayers were answered when his grandmother, Norma Jean Preston Alexander Sarvey, a devout Mormon, came to his rescue.
La Violette: that infidelity occurred between Arias and Alexander.
Infidelity, at its root definition, requires the violation of an oath of commitment--a duty to be faithful.
Jodi Arias' lawyers attacked the character of murder victim Travis Alexander, calling to the stand an ex-girlfriend who said she felt cheated and lied to after they dated.Lisa Andrews Daidone testified during day 11 of Arias' first-degree murder trial.Arias, a 32-year-old photographer, is accused of shooting Alexander, her ex-boyfriend, in the face, stabbing him 27 times and slitting his throat from ear to ear in the shower of his Mesa apartment on June 4, 2008.She had Travis move in with her and she gave Travis the encouragement, love and guidance that he needed.All of the woes of his early life were now out of sight as Travis' grandmother took care of him and provided Travis with the good old fashioned values that his young mind needed.