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    Glass Bottles .

    When I was about 4 yrs old  my dad found me in the garden planting glass pop bottles . I planted them without their screw tops , and put the bottle necks into  the soil . He asked me why I was doing this . I told him that he and my mother were always arguing about money...
    judeyre judeyre 56-60 1 Response Nov 10, 2010

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    as a kid i thought if i could just jump a

    little higher, i could touch the sky :)
    amazingmike amazingmike 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mum always used to say to me

    whenever I was misbehaving that she would phone for some people to take me away.
    BensonLahh BensonLahh 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 17

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    That the military actually cared about the

    service men and woman who fight for our freedom!
    wickscjh wickscjh 36-40, F Nov 14

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    I thought babies come out of their mother

    bellybutton like it's open up and the baby comes out Lol I was a kid!! Much love ❤❤
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 2 Responses May 25

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    That my husband was different to other men.

    He was honest and only had eyes for me.
    nextstep345 nextstep345 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    you will be okay... it will be okay.

    .. things will get better... ur future is bright...
    imscum imscum 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I was about 5-6,

    I asked an adult family friend if I could have a banana. She told me that bananas will make me grow pubic hair. I freaked the **** out! It wasn't until 8th grade sex ed that I found out that pubic hair is inevitable. It also took me much longer to like eating bananas again.
    2infinityandbeyond 2infinityandbeyond 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Kris99 Kris99 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I thought the laugh tracks on disney channel

    or sitcoms were other people watching the show and tvs had microphones on them so I used to scream and laugh superloud so everone would hear me over the other laughs
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    Very Stupid & Funny Children's Belief

    When I was a little kid my brother told me that spagetti grew like grass out of the ground that there were fields of it!! haha) I believed it for awhile!! Then when I realised it wasn't true I told my younger sister the same story & she believed it for awhile!! Lol, so funny.
    chellybelly chellybelly 51-55, F 65 Responses Nov 4, 2010

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    When I was 6 or 7, my Mom drove my brother

    and I through a Burger King drive-thru. The moment I unwrapped my cheeseburger, a woman told me that "Sesame seeds will make you float" as she drove past us. I severely limited my consumption of sesame seeds for the next 6 years. I still feel like an idiot because it took me...
    NFDenmark NFDenmark 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    I thought maybe someday she would learn to,

    and want to give me oral sex
    randy1129 randy1129 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Anchors Away

    i'm gonna cheat a little here,and tell of something dumb my brother once believed.i've already "weighed in" with one of my own silly belief stories and "spect that this won't be the last you'll hear from me.excommunicate me if you must delete me if you can but.....my mom would...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M 9 Responses Dec 18, 2011

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    I once believed that Obama was a Kenya-born

    fascist muslim socialist, bent on destroying America. Oh, wait, that wasn't me. But it's pretty f-ing stupid.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 5 Responses Nov 17

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    Santa ate our cookies,

    santa gave us presents. But wouldn't santa be very fat from all those cookies from all these countries. And isn't against the law to break into people's house?? And santa can't fit in a chimney, it's too small.
    Ashleygolden Ashleygolden 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    When I was a kid my cousin convinced me

    that Cheerios were donut seeds & that people planted them and that's how donuts were made, so I planted them and after a week of nothing growing she finally told me the truth. I was like 5. She also told me that if I planted hair after a haircut I'd be able to grow my own hair...
    causticaxiom causticaxiom 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Where do boogers come from?

    My 4 year old self did not know. I asked my mother. She simply answered "they only produce when you're being a brat!" I asked a friend. We both concluded that there were 2 little men that lived everyone's nose who made the boogers. I went to my grandma's house a week or so later...
    TiffTart TiffTart 22-25, F Nov 17

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    Haystacks

    When I was little, and before I actually met one, I thought that those haystacks sitting in fields and on farms were cows.
    fourthtot fourthtot 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    Until I was around 10,

    I believed babies were born from the belly button. Somehow the baby just popped out. No blood, no gore. Just an expanding belly button.
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F Nov 25

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    When I was a kid I watched allot of animal

    documentaries because I liked animals allot and it was on a network called "animal planet" so I thought it was a planet with only animals and I thought that they put camera people in a rocket and send them up there once a week to record them lol XD
    Matthews14 Matthews14 70+, M 7 Responses Oct 6

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    When I drop a toy, the toy would hate me

    and kill me in my sleep. So every time i dropped them i would say, " i'm sorry" then kiss them softly
    Ashleygolden Ashleygolden 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    That my husband would love me forever

    and never give up on me
    lionessstrong lionessstrong 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    I once thought that meatloaf was made of

    buffalo. I actually said, "Could I have some more buffalo?"
    LegendaryHero7 LegendaryHero7 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    I used to believe there was this imaginary guy

    that lived in the sky and he seriously made and controlled everything and he had this son who could walk on water and return from the dead and turn water to wine and if I prayed to him and confessed my sins and followed all his orders I would be rewarded by eternal life in the...
    Zac8503 Zac8503 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    When I was a kid I thought the world was going

    to blow up by a comet or something. I was watching that 2012 world ending video on YouTube and was terrified. This was when I was 9 or maybe 12. After a couple years I didn't want 2012 to come because of that video. When the year came I was like...oh wow, I'm a complete idiot...
    ohmyglob18 ohmyglob18 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    A long time ago gm cousin was screwing with me

    and he told me that if I talked to a flower long enough every day that it would talk back. Yeah... Sadly, it didn't happen.
    Blujay02 Blujay02 16-17, F Nov 16

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    Heaven On The Moon

    When I was really little, 3 or 4, I thought that God lived on the moon. That he watched us from up there and that's where all the good people that died went. I thought the gray craters was some part of an elaborate robe or something he wore. Lol I would lay in the grass for what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jun 7, 2012

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    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F Nov 14

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    I once believed flowers could talk to me.

    My brother told me if I talked to them long enough they would respond because they were just shy. I was really young haha :)
    SeekingGreatPerhaps SeekingGreatPerhaps 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 14

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    That God Didn't Exist

    I used to believe that God didn't exist until I finally quit just believing what I was told was scientific fact and saw the evidence all around me and saw that science can not disprove God but only propagate theories and lies to "prove" he doesn't exist. The beauty and wonder of...
    sabrynabrooklynne sabrynabrooklynne 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    I once believed that a dog was a boy a cat was

    a girl and a cat could have a dog or a cat depending on the gender.
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I believed when you die your spirit moves on

    into a new life, like a new human body. A new you, we just won't notice it. I still believe it :3
    Ashleygolden Ashleygolden 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I once believed that it might actually be

    possible that some omniscient being could read my thoughts. LOL!
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 2 Responses Jun 24

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    My Big Brother

    I grew up the youngest in a family of five kids. We were poor, which not only meant that I had to wear, ugly, outdated clothes and inherit broken toys (I could never get that damn mousetrap game to work!) It also meant, that if my brother and sister didn't have to go to school...
    JustBernieGirl JustBernieGirl 31-35, F 26 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    That parents and teachers were like 99% perfect

    . Everything they did was right.
    heathee heathee 46-50, F Nov 14

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    Seeds

    This is probably a story that many of us has believed, when we were little. When I was little, my older cousins would tell me that if I ate the seeds of anything, whether it would be watermelon or pumpkin.There would be a plant growing in my stomach. And then I would die because...
    sw33tnas sw33tnas 22-25 7 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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    My mom told me the weird static noises in

    between radio stations were aliens talking to each other. I believed that for a long time.
    2infinityandbeyond 2infinityandbeyond 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    monatonie monatonie 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Couldhelp Couldhelp 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Where Does Milk Come From

    When I was little I use to believe that.....White milk came from white cowsChocolate milk came from brown cowsAnd you could get both from a spotted cowIt made sense at the time!!!
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 21 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    Stupid!! Lol

    when i was a kid, i used to watch things on tv like "The ATeam" and so on, and through watching shows like this, i always believed that bad guys wore a balclava!! now, i always remember one Monday morning, the milkman came round to deliver our milk as usual, and i was always the...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 9 Responses Mar 27, 2011

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    I Guess The Joke Is On Me

    Isn't it funny that a very young boy can spend so much time in skirts and dresses, in panties and petticoats, in curls and lipstick ...playing house with his sister, dressing as the princess at Halloween, attending church in your Sunday best dress, or shopping and cooking and...
    kayleew2000 kayleew2000 18-21 12 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    Fingernail Worms.

    My neighbors apparently hated when I bit my nails when I was little, because they led me to believe that if I swallowed the pieces of bitten off nail, they would turn into worms in my stomach.
    fourthtot fourthtot 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    I thought that moms get pregnant

    when they kiss someone
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    sarahwhoknows sarahwhoknows 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    denisey81 denisey81 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 6

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    When i was younger, my mom told me

    that chewing gum was just horse fat and that the flavors came from what the horses ate... I didn't chew gum for like three years lol.
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    The List Is So Long!

    If this is about childhood things it would be my mother telling me it "wasn't lady-like to whistle" lol.
    Melody063 Melody063 51-55, F 7 Responses Oct 19, 2011

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    I have an aunt and uncle

    that live in Colorado so my family drove there to visit them. The eastern half of Colorado is nothing but flat farmland and the mountains just start west of Denver, and when I was little I thought dinosaurs lived on the other side of the mountains and to get there you had to...
    LivvieDestroyerofSocks LivvieDestroyerofSocks 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    The Egg And The Chicken

    At the age of about 5 or 6,I somehow got the idea that chickens would hatch out of the eggs in our kitchen if they were kept for long enough.So one day I sneaked an egg out of the cupboard,hid it under my bed,then checked every day to see if a chick was pecking its way out...
    craig7 craig7 66-70, M 13 Responses Jul 27, 2010

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