Myths are funny things. Sometimes, they are just a matter of simple repetition: you hear something enough times, and you think it’s true. Other times, they are a function of hope: you want to believe something is true, so you cling to anyone who agrees with you. With potty training, it’s a little of “column A” and a little of “column B.” There are many myths passed down by our friends, family, and community...and there’s quite a few that we fathers cling to because we’re terrified of potty training our kid! However, it’s time to rip the band-aid off and face reality. Here are four of the biggest potty training myths and the dirty truth behind them!