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when i was a kid my mom told me that when i cut my finger, the food i eat would come out of the wound. one day i pricked my pinky and was actually afraid that my fried chicken would come out of it whole. i believed that till i was six.
When I was in 6th grade, my male teacher told the class that he had testicular cancer- from that point until I actually saw a penis- I thought they were green and slimy like I pictured cancer...
When i was younger i believed that if you broke both your legs the muscles wouldnt be able to hold you up any more and you would be stuck in a wheel chair....for life! I was always so scared i would break both of them.
I didn't know I had a third hole until I was 17...I thought that the vaginal hole and the urethra were the same thing...
when i was about four my dad told me i should have been a boy and when i would grow old i would grow a penis just like "everyone" turns out i never did.
My Aunt lost her arm when she was a baby due to a fire. She only had down to her elbow and she told me it was because she bit her finger nails and couldn't stop!! I believed that she had actually chewed her arm off and was VERY scared of that Aunt.
I grew up eating every scab, blister, fingernail, etc. that came off my body because my sisters had previously convinced me that unless ingested, the particular part would never grow back.
From preschool to 1st grade I thought that every boy had a "henis."
I actually believed males had a uterus. I believed this until I was 13. I thought it had something to do with producing urine.
WHEN I WAS LITTLE I USED TO THINK THAT GIRLS GET BOOBS BY ONE DAY GOING TO SLEEP AND IT JUST HAPPENS
I used to think that breasts were long, trunk-like things attached to a woman's chest, and they had to wear bras to keep from tripping over them.
When I was really young, obviously before I'd ever seen someone hurt or cut... I used to believe that our blood was the same colour as our skin and that everyone had different coloured blood!
I used to believe that when a guy turned old he would grow boobs so my grandfather had surgery on his upper chest and his breasts were sagging and we all went swimming and he took his shirt off and i screamed " look dady he got his boobies!" and everybody started laughing i had no clue what happedned. i was like 4
I used to believe that we all had clockwork hearts that had been wound up all the way to the end when we were born and and were ticking away during our lifetimes, and when the clockwork key had run out we'd die. I also thought if we were to take a tumble or fall the clockwork heart could break or get damaged and stop working. I was never worried about rust though, for some reason.
When I was little and being a brat, my grandmother used to threaten to rip my whiner out (the "whiner" being the part of my body that caused me to whine). My mother fully supported this threat. Once she even went so far as to put me up on the kitchen counter and take out a knife. I had to promise to stop whining so that she wouldn't remove my whiner.
...to be honest, the threat never kept me from whining, it just made me think my grandmother was mean.
When I was little I tucked my hair back behind my ears. My mom told me if I kept doing this my ears would get huge. I believed her and tried not to do it again
My mom has this weird crease, which look like stitches, going from left to right on her nose. So, I ask her what that line was about. She told me that she was born without the lower portion of the nose and the line I saw were the stitches of her plastic surgery. It was not only her but even the rest of my family used to said that to me. So, I thought it was the truth till last year when my mom decided that 15 years of fooling me was enough and told me the truth FINALLY!!!!
i thought getting circumcised was to get the head of the penis cut off
when I was young I was always the tallest person in my class and i was upset by it, so i thought that if i slep with my legs bent that i would not grow anymore, I did that for a while, then later found out that it would mot stop me from growing
when I was a kin I used to think people that "sold themselves on corners" actually sold parts of their bodies to people who didn't have any. Imagine my surprise when I found out the truth!