Fear of Feeling
Anxiety BC Writing and Multimedia Contest, Prose Winner, May 2016.
It was August 2010 when I moved to Manhattan from Vancouver. I had a scholarship to The New School, four suitcases full of clothes and books, a room in a Nolita apartment, and a huge sense of confidence that my life was just beginning.
Shortly after arriving in New York City, I was hit with a series of painful events.