Divorce

14 Hidden Truths About Being A Child Of Divorce

03/27/2014 03:48pm ET | Updated October 5, 2017

If you're a kid with divorced parents, constant checkups from mom and dad can be exhausting: "Are you doing okay?" they ask. "Do you want to talk to a therapist? If there's anything that's bothering you about the divorce, you'd tell me, right?"

And though you could tell them the truth, bottling up your feelings just seems easier. Your parents are thoroughly caught up in their own drama, you figure, so why further complicate things by dredging up your own issues about the divorce?

But it's important to know that you're not the only one feeling completely unsettled by your parents' split -- and you're not the only one keeping your real feelings to yourself. Below, 14 confessions real kids made about their parents' divorces on Whisper, a free mobile app that allows users to share secrets anonymously.

Here's what they had to say:

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