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The abuse
Story by Bean
the story of my abuse situation
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The Great Of All Power
A brief tale of a great cities struggle against a rising power. A sorcerer seeks to rebuild the craft of man, which he deems to be imperfect.
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Because of Him
Story by guaphellamhor23
it's a sad love story of losing and finding and losing and finding again
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in an other life
Story by goosey1727
fell in love with the wrong guy

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Last Words
Story by RLMaring
A story of a girl's last words to her mom
PG
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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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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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.

Top Sad Short Stories

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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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Wings
Poem by kkhause
A suicide note of hopelessness and pain...
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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
PG
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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Someone I Used to Know
Musing by TheForgotten
I know it's stupid, but I miss you..
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"The Monster"
A female with good intentions was made out to be the bad guy in life, when she is fed up with it things don't end well. Her final dream before death reveals a look inside her mind.
PG
Trench War
Story by Skp
Drama that takes place in the middle of world war one, a sniper and his radio man.
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I Must Fix Myself
I will not drag you along with me down this road of pain and hardship. I must fix myself, by myself.
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Under the Turnstile
Story by Malaparte
Day in the life of a homeless guy in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Minimalist writing style.
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I Forgive You
Story by Anarchy
Sometimes even the worst mistakes that you have made in your life can be forgiven.
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Her Joy, My Pain
About a boy, who sees no end, or any other option
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Stalked
Story by britney
Just another little story on my feelings.
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Stolen Breaths
Story by SoundOblivion
When home was never a home to begin with, all there is left to do is run.
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Do You Remember When We Fell in Love?
Story by SoundOblivion
Looking back at your happiest moments never felt so sad.
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The First Attempt of My Last Breathe
Story by lioness03
The first attempt of my last breathe. All alone and wanting the suffering to end maybe I should. Is life really for everyone?
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Ceaseless Grey
Goodbye, I suppose
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Isaac's Suicide Note
The suicide note of Isaac.
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The Leading Shadow
Story by Jessica Lawe
A poem about the death of a close loved one, and the emotion that came with it.
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Never Forgotten
Story by NobodyImportant
We have to make tough decisions in life. Many occur during the teenage years; especially because of how much pressure society levies on youth. The effects of these choices can last for years.
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Addiction
Story by AdamantCat
This story is a metaphor for my experiences with addiction.
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Lillienna's World
Story by autumn
A story about a depressed eleven year old.
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Brother John
Story by StephenG
Peter Tayfield had never met his brother, whom he believed to be long dead. One day, the delivery of a white envelope threatens to turn his well-ordered life upside down.
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Just Speak
Some say actions speak louder than words. For Conner, however, those are the only words he isn't afraid to speak.
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That Isn't True
Story by augumon21
unable to move on because you are chained to the past life isn't always as giving as it seems sadly
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I Will Wait
Poem by Author21
Waiting for him to walk back through the doors.
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How Was School?
Poem by Myrawiles
A girl named Casie goes to the high school for the first day and already gets bullied but Casie and her mom Mya go to the school because Casie got in trouble and she is not ready for day two.
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Forgotten
Story by Forever_17
HER NAME AND EVERYTHING ABOUT HER IS FORGOTTEN
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Lost
Story by Forever_17
A girl was in love, but then her love is gone, she couldn't understand the lost thing of her soul
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Broken
Story by Forever_17
This short paragraph is about a girl who has had it hard and now her mom is telling her story.
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Brainwashed
Poem by Author21
Poem about abuse.
PG
The Echo of Lost Love
Poem by Rich Powell
With every love, a piece of one's heart remains. As repeated heartbreak takes its toll, can a desire for what was once pure and strong ever be satiated?
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Is This Real?
Poem by Author21
Sad poem about depression.
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White to Red
Poem by FlamingGrill
A short poem describing the journey from innocence into adulthood
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The Postman.
Story by mike333
A broken woman.
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The Beach.
Story by mike333
Story of family breakdown and loneliness.
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Mumbi
Story by nickybee
I wrote this book in memory of my uncle, and the political struggle in Zimbabwe.The main character is a representation of me the writer. The story is a fictionalized version of real life events
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Drowning
Poem by Jessica Lawe
This poem is about a dark time going to a happy time and then finally the ending of time.
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I Feel Different
Story by Charli
You'll have to keep it to yourself or else the judgement will end you before you end yourself.
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This Was My Life
Story by MaKaylee Power
This tells the story of an abused girl never truly feeling accepted by anyone.
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The Train Station
Story by james2626
Sometimes it's not a human that you need to be reminded how to live again
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Lines Wrote Upon My Wrist
Poem by PoeticT
The past cuts deep... but some lines I never crossed.
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Deep
Poem by Cheyshy
A poem of the monsters inside of me.
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Age 20
Story by Aoife
This is the past and present of a small girl with a broken past, each story is just a fragment of her broken memory.
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A Shadowy Corner
The little black invisible box in the corner of every room, for every person.
PG
Disconnected From the Server
A soldier's dilemma when his fate is sealed.
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The Great Of All Power
A brief tale of a great cities struggle against a rising power. A sorcerer seeks to rebuild the craft of man, which he deems to be imperfect.
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THE PIANO
Poem by vbknight
A Sad Poem about life.
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The Tragedy That Is My Life
Story by kassidijordan
Make you more sad than you already are, and will tear you down emotionally.
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Meddle.
Story by mike333
A woman's escape from a toxic relationship.
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Nameless
Poem by Niche332
Bit of my recent life in short phases !!!'nProbably doesn't make sense I'm not good at English
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Waiting for Trains
Story by Faa
What if, you get a second chance with someone you loved?
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Die.
Musing by Lost
Today's society is broken in my opinion. So i worte this poem to try to express this. Im broken. You're broken. We are all broken. Society is broken.
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The Cool Horn Player
Story by Catocribbin
An old jazz trumpiter get’s a chance to do that one last performance.
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17:48 I'm Home
Story by MissLove
A story of a teenage girl who has make it to the ends