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I tell myself...
Story by RJohns
The final story of a man named John
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Suicide life
Story by Maddie
Hearing Screaming when your half dead!
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My first real love? Part 1
Story by EmoGrlsXD
Im not really good at this but ill try my best! Hope you like it
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The Death of an Angel
Story by Liliesbloom
A story of the death of an Angel.

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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.

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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You
I let someone into my life. And they kinda sorta broke me a little bit.
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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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"Do what you love"
Poem by Her
Sarcastic opinion of common people thought
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Idiot
My letter to my crush. I hope she burns.
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Poison.
Story by Mystery
Melting like poison.
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The Girl Who's Friends With Everybody
Story by why_now
She is friends with everybody, but what happens when her friends are fooled by an "I'm okay" and a smile??
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Tug-of-War
Story by Zip017
They say that it helps to talk to someone about negative feelings or if you have 'problems' with everyday life. But the problem is how do you do it?
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The Girl With Depression
Story by why_now
This girl battling with her depression even though she has a lot of friends. Proves how many people can be fooled... :(
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The day after I died
Story by Morgan Garst
This is a dream that I had. I felt like I had to share it.
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The Hill
Story by Hendrix Cuevas
My constantly recurring nightmare told in my own words.
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The Truth.
Story by Mystery
It hurts doesn't it ?
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Sleepless
Story by Hendrix Cuevas
A look into someone's worldviews and their depression.
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Deep.
Story by Mystery
you can feel my pain with every word.
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I'm Lost Without You
Poem by Kirra Cameron
You never know how much you need someone until they dissappear. treasure every moment with the people you love, i wish i did.
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Push Me
Poem by Annielol399
Can one be too pushed to function?
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Summertime Memories
Story by shianeru
What's thought to be Charles's worst vacation turns out to be his best one when he meets Laura. This is the story about a city boy and a province girl that meets once every summer.
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Talk to Me
Poem by Zip017
How I feel sometimes as an Introvert, amongst a group of Extroverts
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Teenage Humanity
Poem by golden
I see gold in teenage humanity and being alive.
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The Mute's Tree
Poem by Zip017
A story of a mute's troubles, but being comforted by an old tree
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Sunset
Poem by Zip017
a poem I wrote while sitting outside in the cool breeze as I watched the sun set behind the small hill
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A Quiet Place
Poem by Zip017
A tale of someone's experience inside their head when outside of it if to much to handle.
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My Farmiliar Cell
Story by Zip017
A Sad man is trapped inside his head, swimming around in the memories of his past while locked away in a jail cell.
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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.