12 People Share What They’d Say if They Woke up and Suddenly Had a Spouse and Three Kids

Hi honey, I’m home!

Wait a second…what the hell is going on here?!?!

Today we’re going to play a game of “What If?” and hear from AskReddit users about what they’d do if they woke up and found themselves to be 40-years-old with a spouse and three kids.

Let’s get weird!

1. Do-over.

“You mean I get 30 years back!?

This time I’m going to do it right!”

2. Know this song?

“You may say to yourself “My house is a large automobile”

You may say to yourself, “there is water at the bottom of my beautiful wife”.

3. Something is off.

“Where did the other two kids come from?

Everything else here is accurate.”

4. You can leave now.

“Woot! 8 years younger!

Who the f**k are you, get out!”

5. Got it figured out.

“They’re from her previous marriage.

We met at an “Enlightenment through Abstinence” retreat.”

6. Where am I?!?!

“This is not my beautiful house!”

“This is not my beautiful wife!”

7. A wild night.

“D**n, last night must have been wild.

I was in my 20’s with no kids prior to this.”

8. Uh oh.


I would’ve lost 11 years of my life and got 3 more kids than I’d ever wanted.

The spouse wouldn’t come close to making up for that.”

9. Outta here.

“”Hey kiddos. Dad’s just gonna go out and grab some s**kes. I’ll be right back”

I would not be right back.”

10. Good and bad.

“Wow, I’m four years younger!

Who the f**k are you people?”

11. Could go either way.

“Am I waking up as 40-year-old me, or am I waking up as some random 40-year-old man?

If I’m me: “Thanks for letting me skip the grunt work of getting here.”

If I’m someone else: “Great. Now what?””

12. Dream come true.

“I would probably start crying with happiness.

I’m a 30 year old childless widow who longs for a family.”

What would you do if this happened to you?

Tell us what you think in the comments.

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