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I'm Fine
Story by lils
A short story about suffering on your own.
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Depression
Story by keeleymarie14
This is just thoughts and things on what I've been feeling lately. Hopefully nobody I know finds this story of mine.
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I Want Daddy
Story by AC
What would you do?
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“It Is Not Fear”
Poem by angg_253
A short poem about war.
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Brighter Days
Australia (and indeed the world in general) pisses me off sometimes. Excuse the language.

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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Wings
Poem by kkhause
A suicide note of hopelessness and pain...
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Last Words
Story by RLMaring
A story of a girl's last words to her mom
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You
I let someone into my life. And they kinda sorta broke me a little bit.
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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.

Top Sad Short Stories

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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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Forever Gone but Not Forgotten
Poem by LittleDevil
This is a villanelle styled poem about a girl whose best friend committed suicide.
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Wanderer
Story by Adalyne5
A boy is an outsider trying to find out how to get out of his situation. He is stuck between one world and another with only himself to fall upon.
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egg
Musing by XAXAXAXAXA
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I don't Know.
Musing by ImJustAShadow
I'm writing because of something diffulcult I'm facing that's making me feel really depressed.
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What Have You Done?
Poem by SoulsToWrite
This is a personal story. Nobody wants to hear that a love one has made the decision to join the army, however you must support their choice.
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Scars
Story by Ivy Lena
A woman tired of being manipulated decides to fight back.
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Living Dead!!
Story by ToobaR
It is a satirical short story depicting a small conversation between few married friends from elite families. They are all dependent on their husbands financially.
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Gerry Chapter 2
Story by XAXAXAXAXA
The sequel to my previous story, Gerry, starting where it left off.
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Difference
Musing by XAXAXAXAXA
Don’t be intimidated by someone who is an opposite to you, they are more likely more scared of you.
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Gerry
Story by XAXAXAXAXA
He is a child with a rough upbringing. Not any of this ‘OH, woe is me, this child is such a darling but has no friends!’ crap that you see regularly. His home is a den, a drunken coke-den.
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"Just Get Out of Bed?" - Depression and Mindfulness
Story by npadlo
Illustration of my own personal battle with depression and substance abuse. Explains why I couldn't get out of bed, how I finally got help, and found some relief and recovery in my breath.
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Self-Realizations and the Power of Love
Story by Kiraa
The world is too heavy to walk without love.
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Right There Beside Me
Poem by Oxygen
I’m holding onto those memories we had, clinging
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Why?
Story by 7HYMS1121
Always fought for you, yet it wasn't enough for you to be there...
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That Day
Poem by Hockey4Life55
I remember that moment clear as day
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Cut Away
Poem by XxXVenusXxX
a story for not fitting in.
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Palvine Part 24
Within the letter
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Just a Thought
Poem by meg04
Just a small story I wrote when I was bored in English.
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Runaway
How I have been feeling for the past few days.
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I Am Nature by Guiliana Kaluna
Poem by guilianakd
A poem about how humans are hurting the planet. Comparing the planet to a human being.
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I Am Nature by Guiliana Kaluna
Poem by guilianakd
A poem about how humans are hurting the planet. Comparing the planet to a human being.
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Tedium
Poem by ceheiss
A poem of existential boredom.
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When Death Ceases to Exist
Story by ceheiss
Death has always claimed the life of all creatures, but is just at the very end of times, when only one being walks the universe, that Death realises the bitterness of its own mortality.
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Broken Friendships
Musing by stormymindofmine
Just talking about how I miss my bestfriends a lot.
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Elizabeth
Story by that_one_dude
Elizabeth doesn't have any problems, she was happy, until that day.
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As the Ink Bleeds
Poem by Oxygen
The tears and the ink blur into one.....
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Fractured Smile
Story by kamili jones
*trigger warning* I lost a friend this year, honestly we were never close, but just thinking about how lost, an amazing soul like that could be, it makes me cry. I wish no one had to go through so much pain.
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War Never Ends
A story on Life Please Rate and give suggestions below
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Loop
Story by magnamata
A split drink, a memory.
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Small
Musing by BlakeRamirez
Sometimes we forget that everything is so small.
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Ana
Poem by Aimee
I have no description but apparently I have to put one in so there.
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Breathless
Poem by Andraaknas
A poem of the aftermath of a heartbreak that has left me lost and breathless...
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Fake Smiles
Story by SoulsToWrite
Fake smiles hide the fact that underneath we all wish we were happy. We all wear them.
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Where Am I?
Poem by Andraaknas
A brief look into my more recent mental issues and why I hate myself so damn much.
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Fallen Angel
Poem by Oxygen
Like an angel, I fell from the sky, my wings broken and ripped to shreds.
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indecisive consequences
Poem by kamili jones
this poem is about depression. I'm young but i'm hurt and want people to know to not give up. just keep going i know it sounds corny but it'll get better. no one can help you,unless you help yourself.
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Run Away
Musing by Kuro
For all the broken, torn up, stepped on, soulless and forgotten.
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HOPE
Story by Lussac
Depression after a life-changing accident leaves a woman with triple fracture of the jaw
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YOU, ME AND A MAN NAMED BILL
Story by Lussac
A story of long-standing love, and a very controversial subject
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HOPE
Story by Lussac
Hope finally arrives to relieve the depression of a shattered life
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The Revenge of the Bride (Pt 1)
Based on a Hong Kong urban legend...or is it?
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Maybe, Maybe not...
Story by Lynah
Letter from "history project partner"
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Mom
Story by SamZ
she believed her mom was still there but finding her didn't give her the happiness she thought she would get
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Since Yesterday
Story by Billy Foster
That year the Jackdaws lost their eggs as the nest collapsed down the flue, they would try again the next year. Rose would try again too
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Blood
Poem by Andraaknas
So warm, yet so cold
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Yet Another Depressing Musing
I’m sure you’d all like to see more of my problems, amirite?
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What's It Like to Be in Love?
Poem by Andraaknas
A short poem about love
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Amerika
Story by wilsonjwilson
Maxime and his little sister, Machla, live in a small French town in 1940. They have a passion for trains. One day, a very special train visits the town; a train of ravens. (based around true events)
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An Outlook
Poem by Andraaknas
An depressing outlook on society and myself
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Dear Big Brother....
Story by sheafreeland
This is a letter from this young teenage girl to her older brother who has passed... This is a fictional story containing depression and anxiety through the eyes of a young girl.