25 Situations That Tend To Be Way More Awkward Than Necessary

You know the situation. You’re in the grocery store, and you see someone that you know. You both say hi, maybe chat a bit, and then go your separate ways. Then you see each other again three aisles over. Do you say hi again? Do you make a joke? Do you pretend you didn’t see them? These are 25 situations that tend to be way more awkward than necessary.

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Talking in elevators

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For some reason, social norms dictate that we behave as though the other people on the elevator aren’t actually there.


When you get introduced to your friend’s friend and then your friend steps out for a bit

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Hopefully you’re not both introverts.


Conversations with uber/taxi drivers

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Especially when the ride is more than 20 minutes long. Either you make awkward conversation or you stare into your phone. (note: this applies mostly to introverts)


Your belly rumbling in the library

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And everyone just keeps reading (or at least these days the just keep clicking)


Explaining how you met your significant other online

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It’s getting less awkward, but it’s still pretty awkward.

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