This Girl Shows The Internet What It's Like To Be An 'Adult Baby' In A Relationship. by Alexandra. Listen, everyone loves to be babied from time to time but how about being treated like a legit baby. Like diapers, bottles, the whole nine yards. 23-year-old Jess knows firsthand what it's like to live as a full-grown adult baby.. The unhealthy dynamic usually starts in childhood and is sometimes referred to as enmeshment. 3 When a man is enmeshed with his mother, he might continue to rely on her to meet his emotional, social, practical, and financial needs (even when he is in a partnered adult relationship). 4 They Have Not Had Mature Relationships. "/>Being babied in a relationship