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  1. Follow Your Instincts

There’s a reason it’s called a woman’s intuition. Your sixth sense is actually your mind picking up on small things that your brain doesn’t register. Most people, especially women, have this gift, but very few of us pay attention to it. Learn to trust this power and use it to your full advantage.  “Predators are good liars — they’re good at staging a false reality,” says defense expert Melissa Soalt. So if a person or a situation just “feels off” to you, trust your gut and steer clear.

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