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22 Things All Awkward People Know To Be True

It's not a phase if it lasts forever.

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1. Your awkwardness can actually be felt in photos...

2. ... And you have no idea what to do with your hands.

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Cue hoverhand.

3. You're naturally clumsy when the spotlight's on you.

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DAMNIT!

4. You've pretended to be busy on your phone when you're alone in public.

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Oh, don't mind me. I'm just checking emails and writing the Twitter.

5. And when it comes to actual texting you have no idea what you're doing.

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6. When you try to be affectionate it sometimes misses the mark.

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7. Nothing causes more distress than having to talk in front of people.

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Anything but that.

8. Whenever you try to be cool you actually end up accomplishing the opposite.

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9. Few things stress you out more than elevators.

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Should you make small talk, or just stare at the numbers aimlessly?

10. Actual eye contact makes you extremely uncomfortable.

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I wasn't looking at you I was looking at the person behind you.

11. You'll go out of your way to avoid seeing someone you know.

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12. Small talk: LITERALLY THE WORST.

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It either goes nowhere or is dotted with weird pauses.

13. You sometimes laugh at things no one else finds funny.

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And it's almost always accompanied by a snort.

14. Most of your photos from childhood are cringeworthy.

Brace yourself.
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Brace yourself.

15. It's hard for you to get a reciprocated high-five.

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Left hanging.

16. No matter how hard you try, you realize you'll never be a good dancer.

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Rhythm isn't always instinctual.

17. You've always been bad at introductions.

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Can't do hugs.

18. Flirting is something you struggle with.

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That's how you do it right?

19. Nervous laughter is your default in most situations.

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20. Your eating in front of people lacks any kind of grace.

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Hand food shouldn't be this hard.

21. When you attempt to be sexy it just falls flat.

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Sometimes literally.

22. More than once you've waved at a stranger who was actually waving at someone behind you.

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Play it off, play it off.

However, in the end we are all a little awkward.

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So you're definitely not alone.

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