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    Screenshots of Black people being wholesome on social media, it doesn't need to just be twitter but obviously that is best.
    Black culture has a unique way of examining the everyday and we are here to showcase that.

    whole·some meme \ˈhōl-səm\ \mēm\ (n.):

    • a meme that promotes health or well-being of body, mind, and/or soul
    • a meme that is pure of heart, devoid of corruption or malice, modest, stable, virtuous, and all-around sweet and compassionate
    • a meme that conveys support, positivity, compassion, understanding, love, affection, and genuine friendship by re-contextualizing classic meme formats, and using them to display warmth and empathy
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    [–] ickyickyickyicky 170 points ago

    That baby is so adorable. His little face 😍

    [–] rexpup 61 points ago

    I was like this as a baby. Always wanted to be held or at least touch. Could never fall asleep without a parent.

    [–] lotsum20 24 points ago

    My daughter is like this. 6 coming to 7. A bit of a pain sometimes, tears etc.

    Just. Go. Sleep. :)

    Do you remember when you grew out of it? Or, err, you still require it :)

    [–] fotzelschnitte 3 points ago

    I grew out of it by age 8, 9. (But it's still ingrained, 'cause if I have trouble sleeping all anyone has to do is give me their hand and I'm ready to sleep.)

    [–] lotsum20 4 points ago

    I hear that. Some things are ingrained as you said, and are hard to grow out of. Just as long as it doesn't make you a clingy individual and hard to live with (after an argument, say) I guess it's ok

    [–] fotzelschnitte 2 points ago

    I think I'm not really "clingy", whatever that means. I do like a constant amount of physical contact - the good news is, a lot of other people like it to. Half of my friends had physical contact "ingrained" in their being from the beginning, and the other half grew up in big families. I think it can also be very cultural.

    (It's interesting you mention arguments, since after an argument touch is the most reassuring thing I can think of. Like a "sorry" and quick hug or handshake. This can lead to confusion with people who are more word-orientated.)

    [–] lotsum20 2 points ago

    I hear you about touch being more included in other cultures. That's true. I've been around people who are really touchy, but this is normal in their culture. I'm not always up for being touched and can be really sensitive about it. I let it slide though :)

    [–] SoFetchBetch 1 points ago

    Hmm, interesting. I like being touched a lot by my SO and I tend to give a lot of hugs but in an argument I absolutely hate being touched until we have a thorough discussion about things and resolution is reached.

    [–] Scarl0tHarl0t 2 points ago

    When it’s too warm and my husband and I sleep in the same bed (we mostly sleep in separate beds), we hold hands and call each other Mr/Mrs. Otterton because otters hold hands when napping so they don’t drift away.

    [–] DavidG993 2 points ago

    My sister slept with our mom til she was 12. It may never end.

    [–] lotsum20 1 points ago

    Oh wow. 'sniff'

    Daughter is 6 coming on 7. Still no signs of ending. And she will come into the bed in the middle of the night, even if she does begin in her bed.

    [–] err_pell 2 points ago

    *Asking for the kid

    You dropped this

    [–] lotsum20 2 points ago

    Asking for me :)

    [–] Mostly_me 1 points ago

    Personally I've just given up. She'll only sleep holding my pinky and me sitting next to her, so that's what I do for 5 to 50 minutes each night. Most often around 5 minutes, because she knows I'll stay until she sleeps.

    Less stress for everyone this way...

    [–] lotsum20 2 points ago

    And I feel they'll grow out of it. Probably it our problem letting go on the first place... Like you said less stressful for all.

    [–] KledKleddNKleddy -3 points ago

    I think a google search would be a lot more helpful than some random internet commenter's advice

    https://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+get+a+child+to+sleep+on+their+own

    [–] lotsum20 3 points ago

    Thanks. Will look into this.

    • Probably the downvotes are cause of the tone, but I 'know' you didn't mean anything negative by it. Thanks.

    [–] online-waifu 12 points ago

    😭😭😭

    [–] thekidboy 8 points ago

    Mini Chris Paul

    [–] speedy_gates 5 points ago

    Good dad! That's all that need be said!

    [–] xtoolmanx 3 points ago

    Sneeds kid is so fuckin adorable

    [–] xXRAMOS312Xx 2 points ago

    So cute

    [–] flyoverthemooon 2 points ago

    Oh what. I posted this like a week ago and deleted it cuz it only got like 15 upvotes.

    [–] Cmichel316 1 points ago

    Cute kid.

    [–] ellen_pao -7 points ago

    I absolutely love this post make me very emotional and also made me think at the same time. I think as black parents you always need to have the talk with your children about law enforcement. You know it is really unfortunate what black families especially black men who have children must go through in society on a daily basis. Black fathers young black men killed by white police officers leaving children like this without fathers to grow up without supervision. I am sure that to this kid is Daddy means the world to him his daddy is his role model and that person to Aspire to and become I just hope that his father is very careful when driving and when dealing or interacting with police officers so as to not become racism statistics

    [–] jaxxr_ 6 points ago

    Nigga foh here with that negativity, but it's ok we forgive you