What is that one thing your parents taught you, that later turned to be totally wrong?

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That i’m a handsome young man


“they’re jealous of you” edit: okay wow! did not expect this to get any attention at all, and thank you kind human for the award


“They’re only picking on you/being mean because they LIKE you.” No, no. They’re just being assholes.


That it’s rude to express any negative emotions


That I would get pregnant as soon as I had sex. Told me that as a teenager, so I was terrified I’d get pregnant every time I interacted with a penis. Now (a decade later), I’m married and have been actually trying and it turns it out it’s not as easy as they made it sound