Why I’m Letting My Best Friend Haunt Me
“The symptoms of anxiety and the symptoms of a haunting are so similar.”
Light as a feather, stiff as a board.
Lindsay King-Miller’s writing has appeared in Glamour Magazine, Bitch Magazine, Cosmopolitan.com, Vice.com, and numerous other publications. She lives in Denver with her partner, their daughter, and two very spoiled cats. She is the author of Ask A Queer Chick (Plume, 2016). You can follow her on Twitter @askaqueerchick.
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