Sometimes things don't work out between adults and relationships become difficult.This might mean that they spend some time apart, but this can sometimes make people realise that the realtionship is impossible to continue.
In this situation, it's important to realise that it's not your fault, and the problem is between your mum and dad - they're having problems with each other, not with you.
If you need some more help or advice, or want to hear about people the same age as you going through similar experience, some of the sites listed below might be of help.
Practical information for children, young people and parents who are going through a family break-up.
TheSite.org is a well established website and online community which covers many topics of interest from advice on drugs, alcohol and addiction to help with unplanned pregnancy or if you parents are splitting up. Advice also if you've lost someone close. It's full of stories, message boards and comments and advice on everything. Appropriate helpline referrals for each topic are given throughout.