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They Asked These Children To Express Themselves. But No One Expected This...

NOVEMBER 1, 2013  —  By Sara Heddleston  
Sara Heddleston

Sara Heddleston

Sara has been working and writing online for so many years, she's unsure if she is still in corporeal form. She considers herself a jack of all trades, but would prefer it if you would stop calling her "Jack."

Divorce is a sad, frustrating part of life. Not only for the parents whose relationships fell apart, but also for the children who have to watch their families get destroyed. A program called Kids' Turn encouraged children to express their feelings through art. What they drew will bring you to tears.

I'm guessing where to go...

I'm guessing where to go...

Some parents have violent, noisy battles. Like my mom and dad.

Some parents have violent, noisy battles. Like my mom and dad.

Divorce feels like...

Divorce feels like...

I feel mad because my parents are divorced.

I feel mad because my parents are divorced.

I'm happy on the outside to everyone I know.

I'm happy on the outside to everyone I know.

Give this note to your dad.

Give this note to your dad.

Mom's house vs. Dad's house.

Mom's house vs. Dad's house.

I'm caught in the middle.

I'm caught in the middle.

The pictures were drawn by kids and teens ages 5 to 15 and they express frustration that parents easily forget that their children feel. Source

 

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