I never liked the idea of the Gmail spam folder. I was constantly finding things in there that didn’t belong. I even missed out on a few really good work opportunities because the emails landed in the spam folder and I didn’t notice.
Eventually I decided to try to bypass my spam folder, so that I could actually see each email in my inbox and not miss anything else. It took a few tries, but I figured it out, and I’ve been bypassing my spam folder for about five years….