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PRISON WALLS
Story by Author Unknown
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Why Me?
Story by Kimberly3286
At school I head get a bathroom pass an my boyfriend is there in the hallway with me just us two alone.
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Why did I do it?
Story by king2979
This is a true story about one of my very close friends. She had a rough childhood and life in general. This is only half of her story but the rest is for later. There are many more bigger details hidden within this story for later.
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You will cry after reading this.
Story by Jaggergum
About lots of different sad things that was happening to this person....The worst is about the dog being abandoned....
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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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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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Last Words
Story by RLMaring
A story of a girl's last words to her mom
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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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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.

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Wings
Poem by kkhause
A suicide note of hopelessness and pain...
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You
I let someone into my life. And they kinda sorta broke me a little bit.
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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.
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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.

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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You Dont See What I See
Poem by Zip017
My thoughts to my friend
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How I Look at Lies.
A short poem of how lie made this world a... Better world...
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The Stars in the Night
Musing by Beginner_Writer
This story tells you how I went through the rough side of life along with the stars in the night.
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Love Is Like Pesticide
I believe I won't stop loving this guy and It seems like he doesn't care.
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Wait
A girl desperately wants to tell a boy sorry but he leaves he wondering what she did wrong.
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The Girl Who Left Her Guard Up
Story by why_now
This is a story kind of like "The Girl with Depression" but a little bit longer. She didn't find the need to hide who she really was.
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Childhood Accident
Story by Robert Thornton
This is a short story of an event that took place during a boys childhood., and how it changed the boys perspective on life.
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Michael Brown, Gone too Early
Story by Robert Thornton
Michael Brown was an 18-year-old boy who had a wrongful death at the hands of a police officer. this story tells the accounts of the people involved.
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I Guess I Thought Wrong
Story by why_now
I thought all of these different things for the longest time... Guess I thought wrong
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The Date
Story by TheValhallan
A short story about a boy, and what used to be.
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I Want to Be Myself
Poem by Richard Ray
Story of a girl who wants to be kind.
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The Crash
Poem by Addie
Scream, Swerve, Crash
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Falling - Part 1
Story by Hendrix Cuevas
Falling, Part 1, Attempts. Part 1 of 4.
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The Nightmare on Wood Way Drive Part #1
Story by Justice_Arabia
Her family was in a horrible car accident. Her son and her parents where killed. She started hearing sounds in the house a night later. Was it her family? Or was it something else?
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The Dark Carousel
The is a short story about a newly homeless divorce woman with a drug addiction.
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An Aid for the Dead.
Story by Richard Ray
It is a small story of a depressed girl.
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Remembrance of My Dear Dog.
Story by Roberto Perez
It is about my favorite pet. How those criminals ended his life.
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It Wasn't Supposed to Happen
Story by TheForgotten
A short story based on grief...
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Like a Bullet
Why is love like a bullet?
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Take Flight (Part One)
She couldn’t find happiness. No matter what she did, her thoughts were too strong. She found sanctuary through a notebook. What happens when that notebook falls into the wrong hands?
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Returning
Story by HH
Building a relationship in a new country.
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What Hurts the Most
Poem by deadgirl2004
just a little something that came to mind
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I'll Be There Tonight
Poem by Callie_Writes
Trigger warnig: Suicide, Overdose, Wrist slitting, Hanging
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Tears on My Pillowcase
Poem by Kyleewrites
The realistic image of a lonely and broken teenager, who cries into their pillowcase, every single night.
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Everyone Thought She Was Happy Chapter 1
Story by Callie_Writes
This story is about a girl to absorbed in herself she put her familys life on the line. Read to see what happens.
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Jordan
Story by ellie
“Momma I don’t want too….Yeah, I know but why do I gotta…What about Desirey?... Okay!” Jordan slammed the phone shut, got up and walked to the door.
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Tired
Poem by ellie
It's more of a poem than a story, also was written many years ago.
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Special .
Story by kalog
A story that you would never expected to happen.
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Always Cheating
Story by kalog
Men cannot survive without cheating, is is in their nature . © M.F Moonzajer .
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My Depressed Little Girl
Story by Her
A brief company he gave wasn't worth the pain she felt inside her chest every night.
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Accomplishments
Story by Thomas Ray
A man looking for something that can't be measured or seen.
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I Am
Poem by deadgirl2004
A poem about how I feel and who I am
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Rainclouds
Story by Annielol399
Hard to hold on sometimes
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The Boy Who Couldn't
Story by Robert Thornton
The life story of a young boy named Robert Thornton who wasn't able to.
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Lost Girl
Story by lopez18
Girl that grew up with traumas, struggles, and suicides and it just gets worse. At the end she is lost in her mind and needs an escape from life, tragic story, you'll fell her pain
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The Night Together
A story about a handsome boy who fell in love with a beautiful girl. Everything was going good but a sudden incident changed everything. A sad story
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Just Ten
What does the number ten signify? Perplexed, the hero experiences series of events related to the number ten. yet, he least expected the real face of ten at last.
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Railway
Musing by billymead1991
A memoir of the last few times I saw my friend before he committed suicide.
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Nothing Can Heal
A poem for a broken heart which cannot be healed.
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I Saw and Said Nothing
I saw her pain, her scars, and said nothing, too frozen by the force of my own pain to offer what relief I could to her's.
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My Only Friend
Poem by Aaron Ponce
This story is about becoming too overwhelmed with a grim emotion. To were you learn to live with it, and it soon becomes a part of your life you can’t see yourself living without.
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A Nightmares Feast
Poem by Aaron Ponce
This poem tells a story of your darkest nightmares consuming you destroying who you are.
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Broken
Poem by Annielol399
Broken time in life
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World of Despair against Desire
Poem by JHACK14
A little something I feel every day.
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When You Die
Story by Zip017
A strange story version of the feelings of death in my dreams.
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The Answer to... Well, Everything
Story by NobodyImportant
Everyone at one point or another struggle with depression or suicidal thoughts. Some hide it well enough that they manage to get through daily life and no one notices.
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My Friend Adi
Story by sleepygirl
Daughters are a gift.
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Twenty One Pilots & Sabrina Benaim
Musing by EverythingIsFine
A painful connection between TOP's "Friend Please" and Sabrina Benaim's "Explaining My Depression To My Mother - A Conversation". I OWN NOTHING.
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No Such Things as Goodbyes
Story by NobodyImportant
Tragedy does not always need to end in more pain. The memories are sweet, yet shadowed by loss. Maybe we will see those we love again, and I pray we will never have to let them go.
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Let Him Have It
Story by rogerjeff
A lonely man has an affair with his landlady. She is a hot and cold bully and wants him to leave her a house in his will. She arranges a romantic tryst in the country but it's not what it seems