5-year-old with too many girlfriends learns valuable life lesson

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Audra Schroeder

Internet Culture

Published May 24, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 6:25 am CDT

Learning about love and relationships usually isn’t something kids have to think about until they’re older. It’s definitely not something you think about when you’re five.

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In this clip, a mother has a heart-to-heart with her young son about his girlfriend problems. He currently has three, but it’s stressing him out, and he thinks maybe he should only have two. Real talk:

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“It’s like, I have to give one up,” he says, somewhat ruefully. “They’re all pretty, but I have to give one up.”

The last line might be the best one, though. Play on, player.

Photo via snerkish/Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0)

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*First Published: May 24, 2014, 1:03 pm CDT