19 Kids Who Grew Up With Single Parents Confess What It's Actually Like

"I was raised by a single father. I missed out on gymnastics, dresses, and cute hairdos."

Most parents do the best they can to raise their kids to be happy, healthy, and feel loved. Things only get harder when single parents have to take on the role of being both mom and dad to their children.

It's a heavy burden to bear, but, based on a series of confessions from kids with single parents, kids appreciate all the hard work. These kids used the Whisper app to anonymously share their experiences growing up with a single mom or dad. Each one of them expresses love and thankfulness. 

You can read some of their confessions below: 

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

11.

12.

13.

14.

15.

16.

17.

18.

19.