I was put off, but when he called the next night, full of apologies, explanations, flattery and more apologies, I cautiously agreed to keep our date. Gavin De Becker’s The Gift of Fear talks about the “brilliant internal guardian” that warns you away from potentially violent situations and people.
His premise is that you should always listen to what your gut is telling you.
How many times do we think to ourselves, “Oh I just knew that was the wrong decision, but I didn’t listen to my gut.” How many people have you dated (and continued to see) even though there was that internal voice that said, “This won’t work.
This is the wrong person for you.” Intuition is an amazing gift from the universe that we often choose not to accept.
While I hopelessly wish we had the powers of transmutation and telekinesis, like the witches of “American Horror Story: Coven,” our powers are a lot more subtle; many have even downgraded it to more of a “sixth sense.” However you label it, it's something very powerful.Lately, I've been thinking a lot about what it's like to be a woman.I've been thinking about the differences between men and women, the way we interpret the world and our feelings.But when it comes to love and romance, things are usually more complicated than that.It might be that you’re wrestling with the idea of following a third arrow—which is what you want to do, even if your gut and your brain are assuring you it’s a horrible idea. If this turns out to be the case, that doesn’t mean they’re wrong and you shouldn’t follow them.