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22 Things Only People Who Love Babies But Definitely Aren't Ready To Have One Understand

You frequently tell your friends to have babies just so you can kinda have a baby, but not really.

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1. There are few things you find cuter than a tiny baby.

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2. But whenever there’s talk of having one of your own, you look like this:

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"I mean, I love babies, but I am basically still a baby myself."

3. You know far too well that having a baby is hard work.

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4. Which is why you're happy to admire them from afar, and obsess over how cute they are.

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5. There's something about babies' teeny weeny hands and feet that gets you every time.

Little toes, baby feet wrapped in a heart blanket
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Little toes, baby feet wrapped in a heart blanket

6. And whenever a baby enters a room, it immediately becomes your only focus.

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7. As soon as you’re left alone with a baby though, it’s clear you’re completely out of your depth.

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8. And whenever you hold someone else’s baby, you silently worry that you'll accidentally drop them.

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They're so fragile and pure <3

9. You have a list of possible names you’d call your future child.

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10. And you’re a skilled professional at baby talk.

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11. You frequently tell your friends to have babies, just so you can kind of have a baby, but not really.

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12. Which is why being a godparent is PERFECT for you.

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13. It breaks your heart when a baby doesn’t seem to like you.

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Because EVERY BABY loves you, you're sure of it.

14. And when a baby cries, you suddenly go into panic mode.

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15. You love coming across pictures or videos of babies being adorable.

Your friends know you&#x27;re the one to send all the cute shit to.
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Your friends know you're the one to send all the cute shit to.

16. And don't even mind seeing pictures of other people's babies on Facebook or Instagram.

Even if they are sometimes accompanied by a cringy caption addressed to a baby that can&#x27;t even read.
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Even if they are sometimes accompanied by a cringy caption addressed to a baby that can't even read.

17. You’re always down to babysit.

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18. But never for too long, because you don’t *actually know* how to look after a baby.

Unless all they&#x27;re doing is sleeping.
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Unless all they're doing is sleeping.

19. You're an absolute sucker for baby clothes.

THEY&#x27;RE SO SMOLLLLL.
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THEY'RE SO SMOLLLLL.

20. And you regularly imagine what your baby would look like.

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21. Although not everyone feels the same way you do, for you, babies are the absolute cutest, and you love them dearly.

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22. But TBH, the best thing about babies when you don't have one is that you can give them back.

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Because you're definitely, definitely not ready for one yet.