Fear is actually an important emotion, to help us survive. We feel fear, real fear, when we are in danger. Sometimes people dismiss the warning signs. This book is very helpful in learning to pay attention to warning signs. Gavin DeBecker does an excellent job in highlighting behavior that is typically present when someone is trying to control you. He teaches survival signals that could potentially prevent you from being a victim. This book is certainly helpful in increasing self-awareness and helping people learn listen to their intuition.