Let me preface by saying that there are plenty of genuine, spiritually-gifted people out there who serve their communities faithfully. There are people who perform miracles. But those people are rare, and in a sea of eight billion souls, they're not easy to come by.
Sadly, the spiritual industry is an unregulated, multi-million dollar business. It can be a harsh landscape for those who don't know how to navigate it. Here's a list of five red flags to help you identify when you might be getting scammed, as well as some proactive tips to keep in mind before seeking services.
FIVE RED FLAGS TO IDENTIFY SCAMMERS
1. Sliding in the DM's
"Hey Darling, I feel so connected to you. I'm receiving messages from your guides that you should hear, would you like a reading?"
Has that ever happened to you? It shouldn't, but it often does.