17 Times Parenthood Got Way Too Real For Your Emotions

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"Hey look. If I say it's gonna be okay, it's gonna be okay, okay? Okay." - Zeek Braverman

1. When Kristina tried to pretend nothing was wrong....

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2. And later, when she made this video for Haddie, Max and Nora.

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reducing you to a blubbery pile of human tears.

3. When Sarah told Zeek about Hank's proposal...

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and you became short of breath because you knew Zeek may not make it to her wedding.

4. When Julia realizes Zoe is keeping her baby.

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And you felt 400 emotions all at once, but you really just wanted to hug Julia.

5. When Victor officially becomes a Braverman...

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and you realized that you also wanted to become a Braverman.

6. That time Max asked Kristina to teach him how to dance...

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and your motherly instincts turned you into a pile of mush.

7. When Amber really just wanted her mom to hold her...

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and then you really wanted your mom to hold you, too.

8. When Max finally wins Class President...

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and you wanted to personally bless the writers for filling you with so much joy.

9. When Haddie left for college...

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and a wave of nostalgia swept you into the memory of you saying goodbye to your own parents.

10. When Max told his parents that his classmates peed in his canteen...

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and you couldn't fathom the anger you actually felt in that moment.

11. When Amber told Zeek he was going to be a great-grandfather...

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and you wished you could be on that stoop, sharing that precious moment with them.

12. Then the time we found out that she named her baby "Zeek"

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and you ugly cried, for 3-4 hours.

13. When Kristina said goodbye to Gwen...

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and you wanted to text your best friend and tell her how much she meant to you.

14. When Julia begs Joel to give their marriage one more try...

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15. and then they had to tell Sydney and Victor...

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and every person who also had divorced parents felt a piece of their heart tear.

16. When Camille found Zeek...

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and you physically fell to the floor.

17. And finally, when the whole family played a game in Zeek's honor...

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and, in that moment, you wanted nothing more than an afternoon with your own perfectly imperfect family.