25 Signs You’re Not Ready To Be A Parent

It takes a village to raise a child. Just not your village.

1. You could barely keep a Tamagotchi alive.

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2. Your priorities aren’t in the right place yet…and you REALLY like Ghostbusters II.

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3. Admit it, this is just about the only plant you could keep alive:

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4. You’re really not sure how you’re supposed to, like, hold one?

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5. You can’t help yourself when presented with this situation:

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6. You’re not really sure your cat would get along with a new baby.

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7. You still care too much about your expensive electronics.

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8. The word “poop” is still hilarious to you.

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9. This seems like an acceptable dinner to you:

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10. You don’t have the amount of patience required to keep them from hurting themselves.

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11. This seems like a really great idea to you:

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12. You know that you’re not quite ready for the commitment parenthood takes.

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13. You still use the “Hold this! Now you’re playing too!” when playing video games.

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14. You don’t care how much sleep a baby needs, you paid to get into the children’s museum and she’s going to enjoy herself, dammit.

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15. You’re not quite ready to give up the spotlight yet.

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16. You think the only reason to have kids is because it’d be funny to have a little you running around.

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17. You’re not above tricking babies.

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18. You haven’t gotten around to moving your trampoline away from those rusty rebars yet.

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19. You’re into the idea of a baby, but only as an accessory.

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20. You feel like this is an appropriate way to play with a child:

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21. You haven’t put a ton of thought into baby-proofing your place yet.

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22. You’re not quite ready to give up brutal snowball fights yet.

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23. Let’s face it: You’d probably end up doing something like this:

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24. Or this:

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25. Or this:

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