5 Common Responses To Awkwardness (That Make Things Worse)
Sometimes awkward situations just happen, like when your pants fall down, or a bridge you designed collapses, killing hundreds of people. It's kind of hard to lighten things up when you're taken by surprise like that. But there's also a lot of awkward situations we anticipate, and have a little plan ready to defuse the tension. Unfortunately, a lot of those strategies end up making things even more awkward.