Relationships can be tricky, especially for young adults. There are so many potential stumbling blocks and pitfalls – money, jealousy, each other’s friends – but one subject that can be more awkward than most is the topic of babies.
Depending on your age, you may be at very different places in life, and the discussion about potentially having kids together is not one to be broached too soon, or taken lightly.
…unless a viral tweet tells you to do otherwise, just for the sake of it:
text your boyfriend “i want a baby” and screenshot the response
— kelly (@kelllicopter) January 27, 2019
Kelly here dared her followers to take the bold step of demanding a baby from their boyfriend, no matter what stage in the relationship they were at, or their feelings about having kids in general.
The tweet soon blew up, with over 8,000 responses showing some amazing screencaps that had resulted from the dare.
Obviously, we don’t have the time to go through all of them, but we handpicked 20 that will make you laugh. Enjoy!
1. Reality check
I love this response. He seems like a pragmatic kind of guy!
2. On second thoughts…
When you’re being all firm and dismissive, but then your insecurities kick in…
I mean… this is really, really sweet, but I can’t help but wonder if ‘hygiene school’ was a typo of some kind. Either way, I bet she wasn’t expecting this response!
Starting a family is important and everything, but we’re just about to go into the final season of Game of Thrones, so get your hormones in check.
4. Nice try, straight guy
It would be a conceivable get-out clause, if it weren’t demonstrably false. Try again.
5. Angel delight
This is just so cute and wholesome; I can’t cope. I can’t help but wonder whether this is the response she wanted though. Be careful what you wish for!
6. Matt’s all, folks
Matthew wasn’t having any of this. I’m sure most of these dudes must know that their girlfriends are just goofing around here.
7. Not a peep out of you
The one thing that will stay with me about this exchange is the word ‘peep’ used in this way. That’s a new one on me, but I’m going to use it for the foreseeable future.
8. He’s got you there
If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to pile on the pounds more than simple carbohydrates, it’s having a baby inside you. Make your mind up!
9. A reminder
This is a perfectly reasonable response. You can always carry the pooch around like a baby and dress it in ridiculous clothes! Plus, you won’t need to start a college fund.
10. What kind of baby?
Again, why have a stinky baby when you could have a stinky dog? Much more useful!
11. First things first
Okay babe, fine – let’s start a family. But first, I need you to acknowledge how amazing these nuggies are.
12. Saw you coming
Anthony knows what’s up!
This is wholesome as hell, and it looks like she’s found a good guy here. But the question remains – is this the response she wanted?
14. A flaw in the plan
A classic response, but that needn’t be a disqualifier these days! You guys have plenty of options.
15. Let’s talk specifics
Well, at least she’s not fussy!
16. Bargaining chip
17. Managing expectations
A baby could end up costing a lot more than a Ferrari in the long run!
18. Wholesome overload
Can anyone say “D’AWWWWW”?
19. Executive decision
Some people are all business!
20. Request approved
Not a moment’s hesitation I guess some people just leap into life head-first, huh?
I hope you’ve enjoyed this gallery, folks. Which one was your fave? Let us know in the comments.