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i used to believe - the childhood beliefs site

I Used To Believe is a funny and bizarre collection of ideas that adults thought were true when they were children. It will remind you what it was like to be a child, fascinated and horrified by the world in equal parts. The following pages will reassure you that the things you used to believe weren't so strange after all...

You can add your own to the site. If you think your beliefs were strange, check out our most common beliefs and discover that you're not alone!

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I thought driving while having to pee was illegal.

Anon (from body functions : weeing and pooing)
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When I was 7 years old I used to believe that the Pirates with their ship they really existed

Enrico (from grown-ups : work)
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I used to think the landmark church in my local area was always changing location, like the moon, because you can see it from so many different places!

Anon (from neighbourhood : in the street)
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When I children, I used to believe that the frog grew then was forming until that tunerd in a lizard

Luis (from animals : general)
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When I was little I used to believe that the sun chases me because everywhere the sun sent it is the for me

Liseth (from nature : outer space)
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I used to think that there are people living on Mars and the moon, that you could travel into outer space, where people from the galaxy visited us all the time.

Edgar (from nature : outer space)
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When I was a child, I thought that when I made a wish I should cross my fingers and close my eyes so that all the bad energy goes away and my wish can be fulfilled

Josue M 🤞🏻 (from body functions : special powers)
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I used to think that the moon was fastened with something so it wouldn't fall

Kelvin (from nature : outer space)
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I used to think that planet earth was the only thing that existed in the universe

Santiago (from nature : outer space)
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I used to think that teachers slept at school because they loved children

Michu (from school : teachers)
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In my childhood I used to think that all the superheroes I saw on television existed in real life

Cris (from media : tv)
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I used to believe that when the year 2012 will come, the world will end, just as the Mayas predicted in their calendar.

Andrés (from time : general)
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I used to think that the martians, played in the park at night

Erick Reinoso (from make-believe : aliens)
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I used to think that there were small people on TV who worked when I turned on the TV

JAVIER (from media : tv)
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I used to think when I was traveling at night the moon followed me!

Joan Escobar (from nature : outer space)
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I used to think the word honeymoon referred to an engaged couple romantically staring at the moon, and saying 'ok, honey, we'll go to Spain or wherever!'

Anon (from grown-ups : marriage)
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I used to think people read books because of that overwhelming smell of the pages that you can bury your nose in, rather than the actual subject!

Anon (from language : reading)
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I used to think the sound of a heavy church bell was meant to be the chime of doom, and that God was ringing it himself as a ghost. Grim but still funny.

(from the law : criminals)
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I used to think stuff like Star Wars was really filmed in space, before realising it was just the background effect in the studio.

Anon (from media : films)
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I used to think headquarters meant somebody's head cut into 4.

Anon (from language : speaking)
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