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Prelude To Pretend Happiness
Story by Bella2311
Random bought of sadness
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What Is Wrong With Me?
Story by SmileyKitty
A story about people not wanting to do things with you because of something they don't like about you. a true story. About me.
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The Mean Girl
Story by sadstory
I am not a very patient writer but I tried so here it is.
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The World Within The Girl
Story by Tori
Some people never really paid attention to the world around them. But to a girl, it is more than beautiful to her.
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Most Favorited Sad Short Stories

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Hospital Windows
Story by Author Unknown
And every afternoon when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he would pass the time by describing to his roommate all the things he could see outside the window.
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How Could You?
Story by Co1dnight
A short story that shows how unconditional a dog's love is. You're likely to cry after reading this.
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Last Words
Story by RLMaring
A story of a girl's last words to her mom
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Depression
Story by Author Unknown
My personal experience with depression. Touches on what I've gone through and how lucky I am to be where I am today.
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My Fault
Story by NobodyImportant
Guilt is a funny thing. Blame and accusation hurt the most when one places it on themselves, whether it is deserved or not.

Top Sad Short Stories

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Wings
Poem by kkhause
A suicide note of hopelessness and pain...
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Accident or Suicide
Poem by From_Me
A poem about the pain of a torn mental state caused by inner demons and thoughts of suicide.
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Depression
Story by Author Unknown
My personal experience with depression. Touches on what I've gone through and how lucky I am to be where I am today.
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November 21st at 6:58am
Story by 🌸Fate
He opened his eyes again looking dull as ever. Time just keep repeating.
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You
I let someone into my life. And they kinda sorta broke me a little bit.

Most Viewed Sad Short Stories

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Last Words
Story by RLMaring
A story of a girl's last words to her mom
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Hospital Windows
Story by Author Unknown
And every afternoon when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he would pass the time by describing to his roommate all the things he could see outside the window.
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A Tear to the Eye
Story by Author Unknown
Barbara was driving her six-year-old son, Benjamin, to his piano lesson when something bad happened....
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Depression
Story by Author Unknown
My personal experience with depression. Touches on what I've gone through and how lucky I am to be where I am today.
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DREAMS ARE COUNTERFEIT COINS
Story by mazharabro
A Short Story from Sindhi Literature Author: Mazhar Abro Translated by: Hafeez Darban.

Latest Sad Short Stories

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A Quiet Place
Story by Zip017
A tale of someone's experience inside their head when outside of it if to much to handle.
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THE GIRL IN THE RED POLYESTER PANTS
Story by Ricky Taylor
A Day In the Life of Author Ricky Taylor
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The Fighter
Story by sky_wolf19
It's funny and it's sad I guess; even if I was guaranteed happiness with someone else and I had the chance to pick... it'd still be you - by Sky_Wolf19
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Love Dies
Story by Heartaches.13
Every teenager has their first love, first broken heart, but not every person sees it the way I did.
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Old Friend
Poem by jemtayabann
This is a poem about a girl who has an old friend that left her out of the blue.
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Is It Me or Everyone Else?
Story by Elrond
Is it my fault..... is it just me who thinks like this.... why?? Please someone tell me why!?!
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THERE WILL BE NO MIRACLES
A Poem about losing hope.
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The Crocodile
Story by Kyle_Strouse
A Short Story about loss, growing up, and the pains that come with it.
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THE NEIGHBOUR
Story by billyyoutwo1
Mysterious demise of pet cats.
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Sky
Poem by Death moon
This is a poem, that says how this person found their way to eternal sleep.
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Wake up Mommy
Story by DellParker098
Short drabble on abuse and suicide. Please be aware this story contains dark themes and drug abuse. TRIGGER WARNING**
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Silver To Red
Story by Anarchy
A magic like never before.
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Is It Worth Living In?
Poem by PvdW
The poem is based on the text underneath (the poem).
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Not Fast Enough
Story by Aishlynn
Everyone laughs at the boy who runs off of the bus every day after school. One day, he stops, and this story is why.
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Depression
We all go through it some time in our life but we are able to get through it easily, but for some people it harder and more painful.
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Change
Story by Kevin Jones
Stuart is tired of his boring life. Everyday seems to be just like the last and because of this he develops depression. One day on the way to work he ends up in a coma on accident or purpose?
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The Irony of Life and Death
Story by Able_Acronym
What truly is death and is it really better than life
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Purple
Story by Dinetzle
You don't remember. You can't remember. You want to remember. Don't you?
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Dealing With Depression for Me
Story by Devilchild
True story of my depression and how I deal with it
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The Flowers
Story by Tinymonster123
Flowers that are the source of people's pain. What happens? Will people die?
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How we think VS. How we should
Poem by Laila257
Don't change because of someone else
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Silent Cry
Story by Redrose115
The girl who never got help
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Bittersweet Memories
Story by NobodyImportant
My grandfather passed away several years ago, yet I can still feel him in every single thing.
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The Race Against Change
Poem by Insignificant
A runner tries to fight against his toughest opponent along with life's challenges thrown at him. However, he cannot leave them behind and ends up left in despair.
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The Meanings Lost in a Book
Story by sky_wolf19
"Always be true to your feelings because the more you deny what you feel, the stronger it becomes." - by Unknown
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The Villain
Poem by gerknee
A state of mind.
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The Catafalque-Dweller
Story by zameee10
Never love a soldier, they die very young.
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The Middle of the Road
Story by Anarchy
Sometimes just a bad day can cause the end of someone's life.
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Dear Daughter,
Story by Sailordaye
Dear Daughter, what would you be like? Would you look like me or your beautiful father? The mind can wonder...
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Crimes of Passion
Story by StephenG
Passion can take many forms, but where exactly does a cricket match fit in?
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A Place Where I Grew Up
Story by Natasha-Jane
A Place Where I Grew Up is a tragic, fictional memoir about a boy getting run over. I wrote this in order to make people more aware of road safety.
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Dreaming for Amnesia
My fault for believing a promise from a boy in high school.
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A Burden
Story by StephenG
An accident leads to a reconciliation between a woman and her elderly mother
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THE DEADLY SECRET OF BURGH ISLAND
Story by Franc68
Jack Cauvain, an inspector from London is brought to this small island of Burgh Island to solve the mysterious murders at the East Shore Hotel.
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Freedom's Cry of Sorrow
Story by SeekerArcher
A sad story in the life of a soldier. Note: This is fiction
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The Clones and the Halves
Clones of me, programmed to be the perfect version of me everyone else wants.
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Melancholic Touch
Just a poem about my thoughts. Which is sad, by the way. Enjoy.
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Note to Self
Poem by WASP
This is a poem about depression and my fight with it as two selves: one who desperately wants to quit and one who still clings to life. This is a note to the latter.
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The Reflection
Story by JHACK14
A sad story about a family who lost their lives.
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An Evening Stroll
Story by Cferguson
The story is about a man that is haunted by his past and can’t seem to escape it.
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Epitaph on a Damp Grave
Story by Tristan
Dark clouds. Dark suits. Dark feelings. Drenched bodies. A soggy eulogy.
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Haunting Past
Story by JHACK14
A story about an old man with a sad past. It is not scary as the title suggests.
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A Man, Alone
Story by StephenG
A Japanese accountant travels to Thailand to take up a new job and is immediately confronted with his own destiny.
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The Window
Story by tree7332
Young teen changed a young boy's life with a few words.
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Resale Flat
Story by mysudip
A suspense story till last line....
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Hands Off
Story by rogerjeff
A man takes his wife to visit a family friend. She is a widow and also his lover. He hopes to discuss the relationships but it doesn't turn out as he hoped. They both attack him and he's abandoned.
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Closets Kill
Story by lexx
Stay alive though, okay? I love you.
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Heartbeats in the Darkness
Story by Rich Powell
Stuck in a void of darkness, a heartbeat echoes out as I reflect on the past.
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I'll Remember You
Poem by daniela31140
I've lost an amazing friend in the beginning of my Middle School year. I wrote this poem in memory of her.
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BETRAYAL
Poem by billyyoutwo1
A poem of tragedy in life.