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...
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This may sound stupid to most but when I was younger, I thought when my little cousin touched me (aged 4) I thought i was gonna turn in to a baby
I used to think that Americans and Australians were just British people living abroad and speaking with an alternative accent because they are international
I used to believe that clothes are invisible humans just staring at us
My mom thought "ambulance" was "ambliance"
When I was three I was always too busy playing to eat, so my mom told me there was a tiger in my tummy growling to be fed, and if I didn't feed it it would run away.
When I was a child my mom told me that when it rained it was because the baby Jesus was crying.
I used to think that mannequins were real people who had been beheaded. Creepy thought....
when i was little, i used to think that fireworks were part of the sky, so when 4th of july came around every year, i just thought that the sky knew when fireworks needed to happen.
As a preteen, I believed that a strip club was where patrons actually stripped naked and pole danced themselves, rather than merely watching professional strippers do so.
I thought Buckwheat from "The Little Rascals" (1994) was a girl because he had long hair!
one of my friend believe she had a secret friend that no one knew in her childhood. She was a superhero with powers but I don't remember the superhero's name.
My friend used to believe baby oil was made from babies
I believed that those who died would be resurrected a year later.
I used to believe the fishs are washing clothes under the ship when it moves because of the bubbles
ı used to belief I thought astronauts could see God
I used to think a day was 60 hours long, just like an hour is 60 minutes long and a minute is 60 seconds long. I thought we just slept through most of it.
I used to think that Martians were people who lived in marshes,
Especially when the grass would make them green like aliens.
I thought people who used sign language had to spell out words one letter at a time using their entire bodies, like in the dance to the YMCA song.
I used to think "A.M." and "P.M." meant "After Midnight" and "Post Midday".
i used to believe that the voices in my head are actual human beings.