17 Eye-Opening Confessions From Doctors That They'll Never Tell You Themselves

"I became a doctor because I thought it would be like 'Grey's Anatomy.' I was wrong."

If your doctor is anything like most, you probably don't see him or her for very long during each visit. In fact, new doctors only spend an average of eight minutes with each of their patients. That gives the patient little time to learn about the doctors who hold our health — and sometimes our lives — in their hands. 

And, yet, we trust them to do their best to help us. 

So what are they really thinking? For an inside look at doctors' thoughts about their job and their patients, we rounded up some confessions posted to the Whisper App, an anonymous online platform for sharing secrets. 

You can read some of these confessions below:

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