How To Stay Safe

Crime can happen anywhere and anytime. The original Oxygen digital series “How to Stay Safe” takes a look at tips from top safety experts.

How To Stay Safe: Tips On How To Report A Missing Person

Oxygen.com Correspondent Stephanie Gomulka speaks to Dr. Michelle Jeanis, a criminologist and assistant professor with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Todd Matthews, who is now the Director of Communications and Outreach at the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs).They share insight and tips on how to report a loved one who has gone missing.

5 Signs You Might Be Dealing With A Narcissist

If someone in your life is exhibiting several traits associated with narcissism it can be difficult to deal with. Emotional abuse from a relationship can have long-lasting effects on survivors, according to Clinical Psychologist and Narcissism Expert Dr. Ramani Durvasula.

Tips On How To Leave An Abuser

Separation is often the most dangerous time for survivors of abuse. An advocate with the National Domestic Violence Hotline and a domestic abuse survivor discuss tips on safety planning.

Five Ways Cults Lure New Members

Destructive groups or cults often have an authoritarian leader, use coercive control, and manipulate or harm members. From love bombing to coercive control, cult expert Rick Ross weighs in on how cults lure new members

How to Stay Safe From the Scammer in Your Life

From John Meehan, known as “Dirty John,” to scammer Derek Alldred, several women fell prey to the charm and deception of men pushing a romance scheme. Here are fraud prevention tips on how to stay safe from the con artist in your life.

How to Stay Safe While Online Dating

The true crime podcast “Dirty John” and the Bravo series starring Eric Bana and Connie Britton told the story of John Meehan. He first met love hopeful and his future wife, Debra Newell, online. Here are tips on how to stay safe while online dating.

How to Stay Safe: Scammed and Seduced by Evil

Are you afraid of falling prey to a scammer? Con artists pretending to be looking for love can quickly scam you out of personal information or money. Here are tips with AARP Fraud Expert Doug Shadel on how to prevent getting scammed and seduced by evil.

How To Stay Safe From Kidnapping

Experts say the term “Stranger Danger” may not be the most effective approach. Child advocate Callahan Walsh offers insight on how to broach the topic in a more nuanced way with young ones. Here are some tips on how to talk to your kids about kidnapping.

How to Stay Safe While Jogging Alone

You've probably heard about the tragic death of 20 year old Mollie Tibbetts but it is not the only story of female joggers facing terrifying scenarios. Here are some ways to stay safe while jogging alone.