kitten-pout
  • Me: Daddy, am I ever too needy?
  • Daddy: All Littles are needy, princess.
  • Me: Yes, I know, sillybutt, but am I TOO needy? I ask for juice and snacks and bath and hair brushies and back rubs and playtime and for you to put my phone on my charger and-
  • Daddy: Did you ever think maybe I need to do those things for you? That it helps me, too?
  • Me: No, but-
  • Daddy: Did you ever think maybe Daddy is a Daddy because he needs to feel needed? He needs to take care of someone and feels incomplete when he can't?
  • Me: No, but-
  • Daddy: Shh baby. Yes, you're needy, but Daddy needs you to be needy. Daddy is needy for your neediness. Understand, needibutt?
  • Me: Yes, Daddy. May I have juice please?
  • Daddy: No.
  • Me: WHA-?
  • Daddy: Just kidding baby. Daddy will get you juice, AND a snicky-snack, AND put on a movie. You snuggle your stuffie and be pretty. Daddy loves you, darling.