23 Signs You’re An Awkward Individual

Get ready to feel those feels.

1. Your array of weird facial expressions makes people uncomfortable.

And most of the time, you’re blissfully unaware.

2. Whenever you’re in public, your unique talent of tripping on air emerges.

E! / Via giphy.com

And you always check to see if people noticed. (They did.)

3. Restaurants are hazard zones. Food + public place = recipe for disaster.

HBO / Via giphy.com

It’s easier than you’d think to straight up miss your mouth.

4. Not even salad is a safe fallback option.

How do you gracefully eat giant leaves? Are there rules for this?

5. This guy is always in your most recent emojis.

For your everyday, cringeworthy moments.
Of which there are many.

6. Oral presentations are your personal hell.

Nickelodeon / Via spongebob.wikia.com

Talking alone in front of a crowd? Quick, play dead.

7. So is eye contact.

The CW / Via popwatch.ew.com


8. Silent elevator rides physically pain you.

Fox / Via giphy.com

Why does everyone hate on elevator music?

9. Handshakes give you anxiety.

Columbia Pictures / Via imperialbedroom.tumblr.com

What if the other guy goes for some elaborate, choreographed, fist-pound thing?

10. Sometimes you lose muscle control and just twitch nervously.

This happens at the most inconvenient times, like when you walk by the hot kid in your class or accept an award at the Grammys.

11. Dancing? You were born without those genes.

“Two left feet” is an understatement.

12. Small talk? Big problem.

E! / Via giphy.com

You stray from normalcy pretty fast, and it weirds people out.

13. Lulls in conversation result in you saying anything and everything to fill the silence.

DreamWorks Pictures / Via gifrific.com

Needless to say, it never ends well.

14. You are a first class avoider.

Universal Pictures / Via giphy.com

See someone you know from high school on the street? 180 degree reverse, my friends.

15. You worship Jennifer Lawrence.

NBC / Via giphy.com

There’s a little awkward in all of us.

16. And/or Zooey Deschanel.

Fox / Via giphy.com

The reigning Queen of Quirk.

17. Your nervous laughter in uncomfortable situations is almost never appropriate.

NBC / Via wifflegif.com

In most cases you just accidentally offend people.

18. You dread posing for pictures.

Jenna Marbles / Via imgur.com

The only on-cue smile you’re capable of is closer to a grimace than an expression of happiness.

19. Flirting is a lost art.

Universal Pictures / Via dailymotion.com

There’s a thin line between sexy and creepy.

And sometimes you forget how to form sentences.

Universal Pictures / Via blog.insticator.com

After enough fumbling, it’s safer to just bail.

Universal Pictures / Via gifrific.com

20. Your heart drops when the teacher tells the class to get into groups.

Summit Entertainment / Via yoshira15.tumblr.com

Your strategy? Nervously scanning the room as everyone else rearranges.

21. There’s no such thing as a smooth recovery.

Paramount Pictures / Via fyeahmoviesclub.tumblr.com

It’s like rubbing salt in a wound.

Paramount Pictures / Via fyeahmoviesclub.tumblr.com

22. When you go for a high five, the other person usually doesn’t notice.

Fox / Via mocksession.com

In which case, you resort to scratching your head or interpretive dancing or something else really smooth and inconspicuous.

23. And you’d rather just chill at home with Netflix than risk embarrassing yourself in the outside world.

Everything is an obstacle. Don’t leave your house.

But, hey, normal is boring. You just keep on doin’ you, ‘cause you’re making the world more interesting for everyone else.

Paramount Pictures / Via huffingtonpost.com

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

  Your Reaction?

    Starting soon, you'll only be able to post a comment on BuzzFeed using a Facebook account or via our app. If you have questions or thoughts, email us here.


    Now Buzzing