She wanted to be open and real. So Erika Taylor-Beck got vulnerable on social media.
"I don't always have it all together," she wrote before revealing that she had been sexually abused, had turned to self-harm and binge drinking as coping mechanisms and has struggled with social anxiety and depression. "I share my 'dirty laundry' because it has made me who I am. . . . I'm grateful, and I want to help others get here too."