People Share Biggest Secrets They Hid From Parents

When you’re a kid, you keep secrets from your parents, that’s just part of childhood. But depending on how strict or judgmental your parents are, or how good you are at hiding things, those secrets can continue into adulthood. A Redditor is bringing them all back up by asking, “What is a secret that you hid from your parents?” Thousands of responses have come in, ranging from deep, dark secrets to heartwarming.

  • “The really great report card I brought home once was actually a fabrication I made on the home computer while they were sleeping. Mom was so proud, I never told her.”
  • “My mom is not so good with finances and the Internet. I have been paying a significant portion of her bills for the past decade and she has no idea.”
  • “I got a tattoo on my shoulder blade. Kept it hidden for years after a shower etc. Found out years down the line my brother told them a week after I had the tattoo!”
  • “My sister once pointed a Roman candle to my head. Had a severe burn and hair loss. I combed it over and agreed never to tell. I was 10 and she was 16 btw.”
  • “I used to drive the family car when they were away at work. Like every time. Just drive around the neighborhood. I was 15.”
  • “In high school, the melted floor mats in my mom's new car were because I sprayed febreeze on dog crap that a friend's shoe brought in and it ‘reacted like that.’ In truth, it was a firecracker that someone tried to chuck out the window and it bounced off the glass and landed inside the car. They forgot the child safety windows didn't go all the way down.”
  • “That photo of Cindy Crawford wasn’t downloaded by the computer repair men.”
  • “My two younger sisters and I peed in a ziplock bag for the hell of it and kept it in the closet. I don’t know what we planned to do with it, but eventually one of them panicked and told our mom and she was like ‘Wtf is wrong with you guys.’”
  • “It was me that crashed their new computer with viruses... because puberty”
  • “I didn’t get fired from that job and stay unemployed for 4 months, I quit”
  • “They still think I’m a virgin at 23.”
  • “I still hide my tattoos from my mother.”
  • “I've made a lot more money than they think I have and the only reason I haven’t moved out is because I’ll miss my parents too much”

Source: Reddit

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