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Almost Kidnapped
True story; makes me think of all the kids out there that are missing and how I could have been one of them.
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You
I let someone into my life. And they kinda sorta broke me a little bit.
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The Time Travellers
Story by matthewmeager
There's a small town called "Saver." Each person gets a chance to see the future and save someone's life. Will each and every person get to save their friends life?
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i have to go
Story by briefdeath
{-You- don't [need] to tell -me-. -I- [know] you have it worse.}
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How I See The World
Story by TheForgotten
Maybe you see it the same way.

Most Favorited 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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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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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
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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I Can Stay With You No Longer
I thought living with you would be better... But I'm better off where I was.
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You Never Really Know
Story by anonymous101
Just a reality check.
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A Princess from Afghanistan
Before Sept.11 in the duration of Taliban in Afghanistan reading book by a girl was equal to very hard punishment. A few had a chance to escape and live in Iran but only one princess. Beside me!
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Blame Me
Story by sky_wolf19
"Sorry, but destiny doesn't exist in this world. It's all just ones' circumstances colliding with another's circumstances." By Rize Kamishiro
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A Perfect Gentleman
Story by Gaynor Jackson
A grieving father comes up with the perfect plan to win back his wife, but at what cost?
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I Won't Take the Blame
I won't take the blame for the decisions you are making now. Your life is controlled by you, not the memory of me.
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Farmer
Story by RumbleBee
An incoming thunderstorm brings back memories of a man's deceased wife.
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The End of the Road
Story by billyyoutwo1
A story of life and after.
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Scary Times
Story by Pj Croad
This is my story about a teenage boy who runs away from home and finds himself at risk when he meets dangerous characters. It contains themes of violence.
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BUYING TIME
Story by billyyoutwo1
Two small boys devise a plan to spend time with their dad.
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Wrong in Radford
Story by cobra91
A 1st person account of a student who stumbles upon something unexpected in his dormitory.
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Dedication to a Broken Heart
I know that you may never read this... But if will help you understand, then I hope that you do.
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Frustration in the Self
Poem by alexander
This is the angst I feel at night.
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I Don´t Need you...
Poem by Sleepless
Love can also mean pain. It is not always beautiful and bearable.
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Hi, I'm Miya
It's about two siblings, going through a hard time, a few losses, and learning that life goes on.
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Forest
Story by triangle
Outside, in a forest, in a rainstorm. Suicidal mind battle, I suppose.
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Dear Diary
Story by jopower24
This is parts of a diary of a girl that committed suicide because of her father, and at the end is her fathers reaction.
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No Stories About Grunts
Story by Victor Simmons
A short drama comprising the stories of three nobodies. They live in different time-periods, work different jobs, live different lives. What connects them is their misery.
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You Were Wrong.
Musing by Sierrapreciado
I’m no longer sorry.
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Waiting for Daylight
Poem by Condesaurus
It has been a long night. It has always been a long night.
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Shipreck
Story by Rymondo
"Life is hard," says just about every teenager, including Robert. But when disaster strikes life is not only hard, but it is priceless.
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Broken Love
Story by jopower24
About a love between two lovers, except one was hurting and one was the source of it.
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The Artist
Story by jopower24
About a girl who self harms.
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All We Are is The Choices We Make
Story by NobodyImportant
In the face of tragedy, Jason must find a way and a reason to continue living, even as he is haunted by his past and the choices of his father so many years ago.
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Friends
Story by jesspolly1
Do you ever feel guilty?
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My Daughter
Story by Alyson913
A mother on her lost daughter.
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"Broken"
I'm broken. I'm lost. Life for me will never be what it could have been had it not been the way it was back in my past.
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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.
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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