Grief is an emotional state of being when an individual faces loss. Though it is commonly associated with the state of mourning when a loved one dies, grief can occur in other circumstances as well. Sometimes we grieve periods of our lives when we change from one season to the next. Other times it can be versions of ourselves that we no longer are. Grief, simply a state of deep sorrow, can also happen to individuals who experience great hardship such as abuse. Coupled with symptoms of post traumatic stress, this is an insidious factor of learning to cope after…

Indie Courtney

22, they/ them. Born in Sacramento, CA. Filmmaker, photographer, musician and writer. Currently resides in Sacramento and studies at Mills College.

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