To quote Arlo Guthrie, “You can’t have a light without a dark to stick it in.” No matter how happy we are, there will be moments of sadness. The key is to learn how to deal with those moments before they start dragging us down. Just like Yin and Yang, life is all about balance. For every happy meme, there must also be a sad meme.
In 2020, there is a lot of uncertainty but the key to remember is that humans are resilient and we will overcome this challenge just like all of the other challenges humanity has faced before it. The following 53 sad memes will hopefully bring a smile to your face because we all know that laughter is the best medicine. Enjoy!
1) Let the sad memes begin!
“Actually talking to those who love and support you about your issues. Sending relatable memes and never truly expressing your repressed emotions.”
2) Sad relationship memes when you’re feeling used (and replaced).
“I am broken. I will be replaced by a new machine very soon. Thank you for all your use.”
“Anxiety: Get ready to fight. Me: What. Anxiety: I don’t know dude just get ready to fight. Me: Fight what. Anxiety.: Just get ready.”
“Apartment hunting in 2018: Oh, wow, windows. I don’t think I could afford this place.”
5) Sad meme frog needs a vacation…
“At work like…”
“You can’t make everyone happy. You are not pizza.”
7) Sad memes when you’re feeling a little “snackish”.
“When you didn’t buy any snacks at the supermarket because you told yourself you need to stop snacking but now you feel snackish.”
“Do you *really* want a significant other or do you just need a therapist and some sex.”
9) Stop crying at these sad memes.
“Employees must stop crying before returning to work.”
“Your eyes say a lot about you. Me: I’m broke. Send money.”
11) Sad memes about love and feeling a sense of abandonment.
“I feel targeted: Text back faster [censored] I’m tryna stay calm and not believe you are abandoning me.”
“Me finding out that dogs sneeze when we play with them to let us know that it’s not a real fight and they don’t want to hurt us.”
13) Sad music memes with friends
“Me forcing my friends to listen to sad indie music when they’re in the car with me.”
14) Sad memes about life in 2020.
“The government when you ask them how many weeks the lockdown is going to last.”
15) Sad memes when you feel broken inside.
“I guess I’m like a refrigerator with a burst pipe. Cool but broken inside.”
“I hate when people ask me ‘what did you do today?’ like buddy listen I woke up at noon and then it was five pm okay I don’t know.”
17) Sad relationship memes…
“I have friends. I have no friends. I have friends but sometimes I feel that I’m not important to them but I can’t do anything because it seems like I’m forcing the friendship so I am truly suffering alone.”
“Here lies: All the concerts I had planned for 2020.” Sad memes indeed.
19) Sad cat memes about love.
“Human is sad. Hey. Love me and you will have no time to be sad.”
“I love Pokemon Center reviews: It’s soft. It’s soft. He is a round boy. That’s it he’s just round 10/10.”
“I’m doing this as an unhealthy coping mechanism.”
22) Trying to make it work with sad relationship memes.
“When you’re in an argument and you know you wrong but you still trying to make it work.”
“It’s time to get sad for no fkn reason.”
“May I have a crumb of serotonin.”
25) Sad memes about life.
“Me when I make a joke about wanting to die and then realize that I’m not on the internet and I can’t casually mention death in real life.”
“When millennials hit age 20: I’m ready. Depression.”
“I miss being a [censored] sperm-egg embryo lump I didn’t have to do $#!t.”
28) Sad memes about love and expressing our feelings.
“My feelings for you. How much I am able to express.”
29) Sad memes about how boring your life is…only kidding. Cheer up.
“You never realize how boring your life is until someone asks what you do for fun.”
30) These sad memes about love are savage AF!
“I picked my girlfriend’s phone. I saw a contact saved with ‘FOOD DELIVERY GUY’. I dial it to order for food and my phone rang.”
“Pulling up to the drive-through window, the girl starts to read back my order and stops herself: You’re Tony Hawk? Me: Yes. Her: Can I tell everyone? Me: I suppose. Her: Yo, we got Tony Hawk at the window! The voice from kitchen: Who?”
32) Sad music memes are only getting sadder.
“When you’re sad and you listen to sad music to get even sadder.”
33) Let’s not forget sad cat memes.
34) Sad memes about life and growing up.
“Security Question: Where was your first job? In which city were you first kissed? What is your best friend’s name? What was the first car you owned?”
35) Sad memes about life in 2020.
“[Shipwreck diary] Day 5: I haven’t had sex in over 6 months.”
“Sing this to the tune of ‘Old MacDonald’: I’m so stressed that sunlight hurts. I am God’s mistake.”
37) Sad memes featuring Snoop Dogg.
“Snoop Dogg, is Martha Stewart a G? A double G. She’s a grandmother and a good lady.”
“Sometimes I forget sad jokes are only funny on the internet. I told this guy I wished the earth was flat so I could yeet myself off the edge and he just got concerned.”
39) Sad relationship memes with SpongeBob SquarePants
“When I start to feel someone caring less about me and I don’t know whether it’s intuition or paranoia.”
“The story so far: In the beginning, the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
“The ‘I was gonna develop actual hobbies and interests, but then something went terribly wrong‘ starter pack.”
42) Sad memes when you’re broke.
“These people have no idea how to live without money. They’re what’s called ‘new poor’. We’re old poor.”
“Things that don’t exist: Somebody that will appreciate me.”
44) Sad memes when you miss the 90s.
“Tomorrow is your sleepover. You sure that’s the one you want? Ok, let’s grab snacks and head home.”
“Me trying desperately to focus my eyes to type and send that perfect drunk text I know that I’ll regret tomorrow.”
46) Sad relationship memes when you’re feeling dead inside.
“When ur already dead inside but you gotta keep it together.”
47) Sad memes about life that are pretty deep.
“We really sitting here on our phone scrolling on an app while we float through space on a dying rock.”
48) Wholesome vs sad memes.
“When your friend is going through a tough time and you just want to help them out. Can I offer you a nice wholesome meme in this trying time?”
49) Sad relationship memes that even aliens will understand.
“Why does your face malfunction? Request a mutual limb enclosure. Permission granted. You are absorbing my fluids. Let me absorb. Let me absorb.”
50) Oh no! We’ve almost reached the end of sad memes…
“When you were intelligent as a kid and had a promising future but a lot of bad $#!t happened to give you mental health issues so you just gave up midway.”
51) Sad cat memes about love online.
“When your favorite person is offline for a long time.”
“When you’re upset at someone but you repress your emotions to protect the comfort even though you know that it’s incredibly toxic to you.”
“When you’ve had a good few days but you can feel your mental illness creeping up on you: Depression nap. Anxiety. Unhealthy coping. Mechanisms. Social isolation. Stay back, [censored].”
I hope you enjoyed these sad memes and remember, everything is going to get better!
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