The danger of ignoring your safety intuition
Joy Farrow |
• January 2021
Many victims of assault later share that they had intuitively felt some level of danger but had chosen to suppress it. For some, the societal pressure to be polite or to not be "troublesome" overrides their safety intuition. Retired sheriff deputy Joy Farrow relays her own personal story of ignored intuition, contrasting it with the stories of two women who encountered a more nefarious criminal, while sharing important techniques women can use to cultivate and engage their safety intuition.