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22 Socially Awkward Situations For Single People

Remember: You are not a third wheel – you are a unicycle and they are your training wheels.

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2. When your friend spends a little too long saying goodbye to their current squeeze and you're just standing there.

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3. When you make plans with your friend and they ask to bring their S.O. and you just don't know how to say no.

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So they end up coming. And it kind of feels like you're hanging out with your parents, or some weird irresponsible foster parents.

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4. Sometimes it can feel like you are a third wheel to your actual parents.

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Surrounded by so much love...and none of it is for you. WAHHHH.

5. When you are stuck in a confined space with just you and a couple for an extended period of time.

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Everyone in this situation feels awkward.

6. When you know your friends just want a nice couple picture, but you tried to get involved and now it's too late to back out.

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7. Or when the couple just don't realise that you are in their sweet couple picture at all.

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9. When your friend brings you to a party where you know no one and then spends the whole time making out.

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It's nice that you wanted me to be a back-up plan if your crush decided to ditch you. No really, I love being the supportive third wheel.

10. When you go on a night out with a couple and they are trying to set you up the whole time.

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It's sweet, but also no one is enjoying it.

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12. When your housemate invites their date over and you want to go to your room, but you also really want to watch what's on TV right now.

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13. When it's the end of the night at a house party and everyone is making out apart from you.

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14. When a couple actually invite you out with them, and you assume they'll make an effort not to be lovey-dovey, but they don't.

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16. When you have no one to do couple costumes with.

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Coffee, bagel, and Mickey Mouse... Catchy.

17. When even art seems to be mocking you.

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Is it possible to feel like a sculpture's third wheel?

18. When everyone has a two-for-one partner for happy hour already, so you have to drink twice as much.

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Jokes this is the best.

19. Pretty much everything about weddings.

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20. When you somehow actually manage to be a fifth wheel.

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21. Or the very rare seventh wheel.

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The white rhino of socially awkward situations.

22. Some have even claimed to have sighted the mythical ninth wheel.

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