Less than a week ago, I wrote a post about the responsibility social influencers have to tell their own story authentically so they can help others (You can read the full post here -->http://shermansocial.blogspot.com/2014/04/using-power-of-social-media-for-higher.html.
The response has been truly overwhelming. This is just a snapshot of the responses I've received in regards to the original post. I have also received numerous emails, DMs and private messages from women sharing their own stories. I believe this solidifies the core message of the original post --> Tell your story authentically, no matter how uncomfortable the details, and you will reach more people then you can ever imagine, and change lives. Thank you, all, for your support. On a personal level, you will never know how much your messages touch(ed) me. The most important part of this, is that we have opened the doors to a conversation about using social influence for a greater good AND one about being transparent and specifically being honest about abusive situations that needs to be had.
-Marji J. Sherman