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....

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

reducing you to a blubbery pile of human tears.

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

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.

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

5. When Victor officially becomes a Braverman...

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

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

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

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

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

8. When Max finally wins Class President...

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

9. When Haddie left for college...

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...

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...

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"

and you ugly cried, for 3-4 hours.

13. When Kristina said goodbye to Gwen...

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...

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

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

16. When Camille found Zeek...

and you physically fell to the floor.

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

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