22 Lies Your Parents Told You As A Kid That You Somehow Believed
It must be hilarious to be a parent sometimes, raising a tiny human who you can practically tell anything to and they just eat that shit right up. The lies your parents told you growing up might seem innocent at the time but can have lifelong consequences.
This specific topic has blown up on Twitter, with the hashtag #LiesYourParentsToldYou trending overnight. People are sharing the common lies their parents told them that seemed convincing at the time but now appear obviously bogus.
We’ve collected some of the best lies that are all too relatable.
Here are 22 lies your parents told you that you believed:
— Tracy Evans (@Tracy_M_Evans) June 20, 2019
'Mum, this toast is burnt to bejeezus on one side and just plain bread on the other'
"It's FRENCH toast. Shut up and eat it!"
I turned down offers of delicious French toast until I was in my mid-30s.
— Michael Moran (@TheMichaelMoran) June 20, 2019
— CanadianLitChick (@ConnieLukey) June 19, 2019
Still not over this.
It's illegal to turn your light on in the car. I was 29 before I learned this was a lie. #LiesYourParentsToldYou
— Jessica Fletcher (@heckyessica) June 20, 2019
This is why I have trust issues.
They told me my pet chicken was stolen as we were eating chicken soup. pic.twitter.com/JR9qqmOReo
— Eli 🇨🇦🦖 (@CanalEliBernal) June 20, 2019
*When we’d see a run over animal on the side of the road* mum: aww it’s just sleeping #LiesYourParentsToldYou
— Lilly (@lillybetrose) June 20, 2019
— I AM 👑 (@ladykd_4) June 20, 2019
“You can buy that when you grow up and have your own money.”
No, mom and dad, no I can’t.
— Larkyn Simony Doesn’t Know How to Proofread (@LarkynSimony) June 19, 2019
— 𝚍𝚊𝚗𝚒𝚎𝚕𝚕𝚎 (@ellechauvin) June 20, 2019
Thanks for those nightmares, Dad.
That they were just “wrestling” #LiesYourParentsToldYou
— Tamara Rose (@misstamerica30) June 19, 2019
But why weren’t they wearing any clothes…?
Parents: “I’m just holding your birthday money for when you’re older.”
— Naveed Lannister🇬🇧 (@Nav_a12) June 20, 2019
When I was little I didn’t like fish, so my parents fed me fish sticks and told me they were chicken nuggets pic.twitter.com/UrHI05Szzf
— Matt Miller (@Matt_Miller12) June 20, 2019
High school is going to be the best years of your life and you’re gonna miss it when it’s over #LiesYourParentsToldYou
— GraceCamacho (@wordssetinstony) June 20, 2019
— Louisiana Jones (@Ellemeno_Pee) June 19, 2019
Those hockey cards aren't going to be worth anything when you get older #LiesYourParentsToldYou
— Tom Puckett (@TomPuckettWBEN) June 19, 2019
*5 year old me seeing my mom getting dressed*
Me: where you going?
Me: Can I come?
Mom: Ok get dressed
*and so we proceeded to the doctor where I got 3 vaccines*
She fucking Jedi mind tricked me pic.twitter.com/PtP78xSuOm
— Ayanna (@quietartist2) June 20, 2019
I was 6. My mum told me it was illegal to feed squirrels. She just didn’t want me to go near squirrels. When I qualified as a lawyer I tried to find the relevant statute. There wasn’t one. I’d been warning people for years that they’d go to prison. #LiesYourParentsToldYou
— Susan Calman (@SusanCalman) June 20, 2019
If a boy is mean to me, that means they like me.
y'all are really gonna set your daughters up for toxic relationship like that… 😭 pic.twitter.com/gup4jPVoHy
— 🌤💎Put on your SPF💎💅🏽 (@anoirgoddess) June 20, 2019
When I was 6 my dad told me Bigfoot was spotted in the woods near our house & I didn’t go outside for 2 days out of pure terror (we lived in suburban New Jersey) #LiesYourParentsToldYou
— Tara Dublin (@taradublinrocks) June 20, 2019
— jay (@jayy_1293) June 20, 2019
— Trey Owens (@treyscreams) June 20, 2019
— darshanie (@taeubaeful) June 20, 2019
Big fucking mood.