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Category: Sad


Today my duties as a high school teacher involved holding multiple of my sobbing students while they tried to deal with the aftermath of a horrific car crash that claimed the lives of 2 classmates and 3 other students. Trying to conduct any semblance of class while looking at their crying faces was not in the job description. The little girl tears staining my pale pink work blouse break my heart and MMT.

#18129 (3) - Oct 9, 2014 by newteach - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (249) - No, that made me sleepy. (56)

Today, it is ironic that on the same day I am contemplating suicide, my brother learns he has a tumor on his pancreas. MMT

#18127 (0) - Oct 7, 2014 by why - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (219) - No, that made me sleepy. (36)

Today, I realized that you can feel the most alone when you're surrounded by people, because sometimes all you need is the one person who is missing from the crowd. MMT

#18122 (1) - Sep 11, 2014 by Turtle - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (382) - No, that made me sleepy. (59)

Today, it’s been exactly ten years to the day that my father came into my room, said “sorry” and left for good. Never a call, never a card. And now, at 21 years of age, it still MMT.

#18121 (0) - Sep 8, 2014 by laya - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (263) - No, that made me sleepy. (47)

Today, since my mom always joked that I could get a tattoo if it said, "I love Mom," I made her hold my hand while I got it in her hospital room, while she is dying of cancer. MMT

#18118 (0) - Aug 28, 2014 by CCook - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (401) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today, I stayed with her every minute while she was unconscious, but the very second she came to all she wanted to know was if the bastard who put her in the ICU was coming to visit her. MMT

#18115 (0) - Aug 23, 2014 by strongnsad - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (316) - No, that made me sleepy. (53)

Today, I made new friends in my dorm by passing out the cupcakes that were left over from my niece's funeral. MMT

#18114 (1) - Aug 21, 2014 by caledon - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (280) - No, that made me sleepy. (49)

Today, every time I look at our baby boy, I am reminded of how much I miss you, and how much cancer sucks. MMT

#18113 (0) - Aug 19, 2014 by wendyj - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (282) - No, that made me sleepy. (45)

Today, the official time of his death (in what police are calling a tragic case of distracted driving) and the time-stamp of his missed call on my phone are identical. MMT

#18112 (0) - Aug 17, 2014 by jfruit - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (352) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, I know if I had woken up in a good mood that day, you would still be here. You would have come to my house like you wanted. If I wasn't grumpy that day, you wouldn't have decided to go home, texting me saying you were coming over later instead. One of your last texts ever. If I hadn't done that, you wouldn't have gone missing that day on the walk home. If I didn't, you wouldn't have turned up dead months later. You would still be alive, because you would have been with me. MMT

#18107 (1) - Aug 10, 2014 by cynesthesia - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (369) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today, I am honestly scared for the day that my dad takes away my guitar as a punishment, like he threatens to every day when he’s drunk. Because, expressing my feelings on the guitar is the only thing stopping me from cutting and hurting myself again. MMT

#18106 (3) - Aug 9, 2014 by druggienomore - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (227) - No, that made me sleepy. (55)

Today, my sister is a widow for the second time in five years. Both of her husbands died in car accidents within a week of their wedding day. MMT

#18104 (2) - Aug 7, 2014 by jillian - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (446) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today, all the scowling and screaming in the world that we inflicted on each other over the years never sounded nearly as horrible as the gurgling sound my mom made after she took her final breath. MMT

#18103 (0) - Aug 6, 2014 by jillian - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (228) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, when my next-door neighbor found out his wife had passed away in a car accident on her way home from work, he went into cardiac arrest and died before the paramedics could get to him. MMT

#18101 (1) - Aug 4, 2014 by rayray - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (298) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, after reading a box of old greeting cards from my parents, I realized for the first time that the only cards my Dad ever signed "Love, Dad" was the last few he ever gave me before he died of cancer. MMT

#18100 (0) - Aug 2, 2014 by cherylwright - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (200) - No, that made me sleepy. (10)

Today, at my mother's funeral, her best friend of 40 years came up to me and asked me how I knew the deceased. MMT

#18099 (1) - Aug 1, 2014 by Marissa - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (317) - No, that made me sleepy. (27)

Today, I learned the hard way that sometimes when an ex-boyfriend threatens to commit suicide, he isn’t bluffing. MMT

#18098 (3) - Jul 31, 2014 by Maya21 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (230) - No, that made me sleepy. (32)

Today, I looked at my body and wished for the health and happiness I had two years ago, back when I thought this was the body I wanted. MMT

#18097 (0) - Jul 30, 2014 by GH - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (219) - No, that made me sleepy. (23)

Today, five years after his return, I realized my brother left Iraq with one leg, severe PTSD, and a drug addiction. MMT

#18096 (0) - Jul 29, 2014 by emagirl - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (173) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

Today, I am ashamed that it took my daughter writing "therapy" on her birthday wish list for me to realize that she needed help. MMT

#18095 (1) - Jul 28, 2014 by Anonymous - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (275) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

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