when did u stop believing in Santa

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20 Sep 2012, 11:44 pm

i stopped believing in Santa when I was 14! I kid you not. I am actually thankful that I beleive in Santa that long because it made my life seem more exciting and magical!

When did you stop believing it?


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21 Sep 2012, 12:37 am

... There's no Santa? :(



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21 Sep 2012, 12:43 am

My parents told me there was no Santa or Easter Bunny at like age 2 or 3. As soon as I could talk.

Such a sad cruel life I had.



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21 Sep 2012, 1:10 am

I honestly don't know what age I stopped believing in Santa. I know my older sister told me not to tell mum that I knew Santa wasn't real until I was older, because she really enjoyed making Christmas "magic". I told her when I was 8 that Santa wasn't real, because it would be physically impossible for 1 man to visit every house in 1 day...


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21 Sep 2012, 4:57 am

Age 5. Nobody "ruined" it for me - I wanted to know the real story behind Christmas, so I brought it up to my dad and we had a discussion about it.



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21 Sep 2012, 5:14 am

Stopped so young I can't remember, Don't remember ever really believing it.



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21 Sep 2012, 5:15 am

I think it was when I was in middle school. I figured it out through my own deducting reasoning skills.


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21 Sep 2012, 5:33 am

I stopped believing in santa around about age 11 I remember arguing with another kid at school about it. :)



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21 Sep 2012, 12:13 pm

I think I was about 9, maybe 10, I can't quite remember.

But I don't think I was told he wasn't real. I think I just got to an age where I figured out myself that he wasn't real, and didn't really care one way or another. I knew that believing in him is just part of the innocence of being a small child, so I did not mind. Christmas was still magical, right up until the age of 13. That was because after the age of 13, Christmas ''magic'' did not seem so magical any more. Probably because I was getting older.


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21 Sep 2012, 8:18 pm

I still believe in the magic of Santa. :)


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21 Sep 2012, 9:14 pm

I don't know if I ever believed


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22 Sep 2012, 9:09 am

I can't remember when I actually did believe. I just remember going along with it for years.


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22 Sep 2012, 10:05 am

I was around 8 years old when I stopped believing. By that time, the story did sound rather silly so I can to that conclusion on my own. This conclusion was further satisfied when I had a look through my mums room and found the wrapped up presents hidden away.



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22 Sep 2012, 11:46 am

I never believed in Santa to begin with.



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02 Nov 2016, 10:33 pm

When I was around 6 I came to the conclusion that most santas were fake after I looked underneath their beard and discovered it was fake. However I for awhile after that I still believed that the santa at my town's christmas parade was real until I looked underneath that Santa's beard was fake as well.

From around the same time I became adjusted to the idea that my parents were delivering presents and not Santa.