Stepdad accidentally records the moment bonus son says ‘I love you’ for the very first time: ‘What a special moment to catch’

A dad caught his stepson saying “I love you” for the very first time, and TikTokers are in tears over the touching moment.

TikTok parents @anxietycouple gained over 12.8 million views and 9,000 comments when they uploaded the touching footage to their account.

We’ve seen accidental recordings go viral in the past — like this mom who had no idea she filmed the exact moment that saved her marriage — but this stepdad’s candid moment with his son might just take the cake.

Vloggers Scott and Haydee, also known as the Anxiety Couple, are used to filming everyday pieces of their lives.

But in this particular recording, Scott captured a very special moment: his stepson saying “I love you” for the first time.

“Bye Scott, love you,” the little boy says as he casually wraps his arm around his stepdad’s waist.

“What?” Scott whispers, completely taken aback by the moment. But his little boy is already out the door, seemingly on his way to school.

The video then cuts to Scott excitedly recounting the moment to his pregnant wife, Haydee.

“You know what he just told me?” he asks, punching the air in joy. “He just told me he loves me!”

Haydee giggles at her husband’s excitement, and the two high-five.

This is the best thing I have seen all day…”

Thousands of TikTokers shared their reactions to the touching moment.

“First time my stepsons said it to me, I legit bawled my eyes out. Love my bonus kiddos,” one user shared.

“Awww bless him, he was so excited!” another user commented.

“I love how hyped he was when his stepson said that. That was a beautiful moment for everybody to witness!” wrote another user.

“This is the best thing I have seen all day. Thank you for this,” commented another user.

“What a special moment to catch,” one user wrote.

Scott’s special relationship with his bonus son just proves that love is love, and family is family, no matter what our DNA might say.

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