Posts by Alicia McDaniels

Alicia McDaniels moved to New York City in 2009 to pursue her passion in the creative arts. She’s currently working on an online outlet to showcase creative writing and other forms of artistic expression, which can be found at www.thewritingcabin.com. .

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Sorry If I “Trigger” You, But I Will Never Move On

“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” ~John Steinbeck

When you lose someone close to you, there are a plethora of duties you must first complete.

When my boyfriend passed away from cancer at the age of twenty-nine, I was just twenty-three. We lived together in a claustrophobic, studio apartment in lower Manhattan. I recall many people telling me to physically move from the apartment, as that’s where he passed away, but moving in Manhattan is never an ideal situation to be in, especially when you are traumatized.…