22 Times Kids Were Brutally, Horribly, Undeniably Honest

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If you’ve ever been around children for any length of time, you know that they can drop some truth bombs in your lap that can completely decimate your ego in a white hot flash of for reals.

Get ready for some sick burns. Because these folks weren’t prepared.

22. …what do you know, son?

Last Thursday, after I had a particularly stressful day at work, my 7-year-old said,

“The only job that matters to me is being my dad and you’re awesome at it. And if mommy leaves you for another dad, I will always tell the new dad that my old dad was my favorite dad.”

“Thanks. I love you. Where’s your mom?”

21. Savage

Me: Tell me a joke.

My 4 year old: You’re a joke.

I had been reading a thread where everyone was sharing jokes they’ve been told by kids, and I was curious what my son would come up with. I expected something hilariously random. I got emotionally wrecked instead.

Not going to lie, I was pretty impressed.

20. Fishing for a compliment?

At the aquarium…

“Wow daddy, that fish is even uglier than you.”

19. Yes I am.

“Wanna play?”

“Sorry, I’m not feeling great today”

“Ugh, you’re only sad because your girlfriend broke up with you!”

Thanks kid, you really helped me figure that one out.

18. Nephew probs

My nephew told me my breath smelled bad. I told him I was sure it did smell bad, since I hadn’t eaten all day, but that he should avoid saying mean things even if they were true.

A different nephew once asked my cousin “Are you Jane? Or are you Anne?” She said “I’m Jane. Anne is my sister.”

The nephew responds “Oh, right. I remember. Anne is the one who’s pretty.”

17. Whoa…

While we were in a car, and I was enjoying music.

“What’s your favorite band?”

I tell her.

“Can we listen to the exact opposite of that? Because I HATE EVERYTHING YOU LOVE!”

Ripped my soul in half.

Was my ex gf’s 10 year old daughter.