This photo depicts every woman’s worst nightmare. You are walking alone and you think a man is following you. The hairs on your neck stand out and your heart begins to race. What should you do?
If you’re starting to feel nervous because you’re not sure what you should do, that is very natural.
If you think that this will never happen to you, you are using denial to cope with a difficult subject.
“Denial is a common tactic that substitutes deliberate ignorance for thoughtful planning.” ~ Charles Temper
I was guilty of denial too. I used to lull myself into a false sense of security saying that this was probably not going to happen to me — that I don’t live in a bad neighborhood and all have to do is avoid going out at night. But later on, I did have to travel, sometimes through bad neighborhoods even…
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