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17 Real-Life Milestones For Socially Awkward People

Surviving small talk is way more noteworthy than any engagement announcement.

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1. When you pluck up the courage to do the unthinkable.

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2. When you spot a colleague in the wild and don't try to hide.

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3. When your manners backfire but you don't let it bother you.

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4. When you don't make the all-too-common "you too" faux pas.

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5. When you're not afraid to admit you didn't catch what someone was saying.

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6. When you answer that call.

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7. When you overcome clumsiness.

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8. When you enjoy music uninterrupted.

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9. When you survive the dreaded ride from hell.

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10. When you don't try to deflect praise.

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11. When you decide to take the plunge.

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12. When you confront a mistake.

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13. When a conversation goes smoothly.

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14. When you don't screw up a photo.

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15. When you put someone right.

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16. When you really want what you're looking for.

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17. And when your brain finally behaves.

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