As a man, what do you do if you have a daughter, girlfriend, wife, friend or mom has been sexually harassed or assaulted? Have you asked? Have any of the woman in your life answered #metoo on social media or shared their story? Do you know what to do or say? Do you feel helpless?
I woke up this morning thinking about this and the cacophony of male silence in response to the #metoo outpouring by woman. I believe that men are key, if not ‘the key,’ in helping this wound heal. This is not a man-bashing post, it’s a discussion, and it’s a plea for your help. So, please bare with me as I write this… warning… this may get uncomfortable.
First, thank you to the men, the handful of you, who have engaged and responded. Thank you as it is truly soothing to know that ‘you HEAR US – the woman of the world crying out.’ [Read more…] about Guys, Why the Silence? We need you. #metoo