Why Vanessa Bryant and Vanessa Bryant Can Persuade Their Friends to Speak Up: A Case Study

In her new book, Vanessa Bryant (author of The Good Life, a best-seller on the benefits of speaking up for yourself) tells the story of two women who, after years of suffering through domestic violence and harassment, were inspired to speak out against their abusers. 

The pair first met through an online dating site called “Friendships Unlimited,” where they met as teenagers.

After some initial rejections, the two women began to fall in love, and when their relationship broke down, they moved in together.

But after months of domestic violence, the pair finally broke up.

“I was so depressed,” Bryant says in the book.

“It was so hard.

It was like, what are you supposed to do?

I was like ‘You know what, I don’t know what I’m supposed to say. I don