Short stories tagged with Depression.
Listing 99 stories.
After a sudden breakup, a college sophomore battles depression and revisits his late father's annotated book over Christmas break.
An old man recalls how the death of King Kong caused him to lose someone he loved.
A minister’s young daughter, whose mother suffers from depression, wears a controversial costume to an evangelical church gathering. While hiding from adults, she stumbles upon an exorcism.
A girl's brother commits suicide and she relives the moments leading up to his death as if he is alive again in the present.
In present-day New York City, a strained lawyer writes to a stranger, an eating disorder doctor, in hopes of confronting the man about an overheard phone conversation.
A boy visits the Ulysses County library seeking books that allow him to escape into distant worlds. As the witch-librarian chooses stories for him and senses him becoming more and more desperate, she eventually lends him a book that literally allows him to leave his world.
After her mother’s death, an imaginative 9-year-old girl bullied by kids at school and by her father, who has a new girlfriend, at home finds comfort only in her dog.
A lesbian couple moves from America to Malacca, Malaysia, where they find jobs as schoolteachers and their relationship begins to slowly unravel.
In an apocalyptic future shaken by earthquakes, an optimistic painter and a pragmatic, pink-haired engineer find love on a crumbling lakeside pier in between the trembles.
As a woman grows older, she falls into a deep sadness while the men around her constantly tell her to cheer up.