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19 Awkward Moments All Couples Home For The Holidays Experience

So, are we sleeping in your childhood bed or...? No? I'll go to the attic then, great.

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1. When your parents are super conservative and make you sleep in separate rooms.

Hughes Entertainment

Even though, like, the jig is up.

2. Or when you do sleep in the same room, and have to try not to, you know, sleep together.

Warner Bros.

THIS SIDE IS MINE, and you can share that side with my old teddy bear.

3. Figuring out whether or not you should hug your S.O.'s parents, or do the awkward handshake dance.

NBC

Should I? Can we? No? OK.

4. When one of your parents inevitably makes a sex joke, and you vomit a little in your mouth.

Universal Pictures

OK, cool, you said that horrible thing, so now I'm going to throw myself out this window.

5. When you take your S.O. out to a local bar and run into some idiot from high school who reminds you of that time you got drunk and tap danced in the parking lot of a Denny's*.

NBC

(*Not that this is from personal experience, or anything...)

6. When your S.O. starts poking around your childhood bedroom and you go into a panic over what they might find.

MGM

OMG OMG, I threw out that Hanson fanfic, right...? RIGHT?!

7. When you start profusely sweating because you can't tell if your parents actually like your significant other.

Princess Productions

Did my dad just heavily sigh? Like a fucking cat? What the hell is he trying to say?!

8. The moment when someone in your family asks you both how "serious" your relationship is.

NBC

I brought him home. With me. To meet you. ISN'T THAT ENOUGH?!

9. Which then escalates into the, "So, when are you getting married and having babies?" question.

Gold Circle Films

10. When your crazy aunt makes a judgment about your S.O. just by looking at them.

Lions Gate Films

Really? You don't like them? Because I'm pretttyyy sure that's just the whiskey talking, Aunt Sally.

11. Or when your S.O.'s family makes a super inappropriate comment and you have no idea how to respond.

Universal Pictures

Normally I'd punch, but... can't. punch.

12. Having a littleeee too much to drink at dinner and then discovering that, yes, you're drunk in front of the parents now.

NBC

It's too late for me. Save yourself, and leave me here to humiliate both of us.

13. Showering in someone else's house and figuring out whether you should come out in a towel, or fully clothed, or just lock yourself in there forever.

Brownstone Productions (III)

DON'T LOOK AT ME.

14. And not knowing whether to come downstairs in PJs, or get fully dressed in the morning.

NBC

Are you guys gonna wear pajamas? Because that's awesome if you are, but if not I can't be the only one in silk, ya know?

15. When you need to poop, but don't want anyone in their family to know or hear that.

Fox

16. When one of you disagrees with someone in the family over politics, and you don't know whether to scream or burn the house down.

NBC

Could we not talking about The Sony hack today? Could we just not? #thanksalotOBAMA

17. When you overhear your uncle asking your S.O. an impossibly awkward question, and you don't know whether to laugh or help.

E!

18. When you get their parents a gift, and immediately know they hate it.

HBO

Wait, but I thought you liked cats? That's what I was told?! OH NO WHY ME?!

19. And that magically awkward moment when your parents say they like your S.O. more than they actually like you.

Harpo Productions

Wait... I'm happy, but also... what now?

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