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On the contrary, it is the only way most women know how to fight.

Inflicting non-fatal pain might help you escape, but if your technique is not effective, it may just push the assailant over the edge into doing more damage than originally intended (perhaps fatal) because it ups their anger in what has now become a no-holds-barred fight.

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