Image by the-icing-on-the-cake
But according to Buzzfeed poster, TxBlackLabel, this image by artist *begemott shows what teddy bears really do for us. I think I agree.
sweet halloween dreams by *begemott on deviantART
And yes, I know it's a Halloween image, but teddy bears and Christmas just seem to go hand in hand (for me at least), so I hope you'll bear with me for switching the holiday (and for posting something that was making the rounds back in June. My apologies if you've already seen this).