back to top

The 21 Most Embarrassing Moments Of Puberty, Ranked

Let's play connect the spots.

Posted on

21. Getting a sweat mark in public.

Comedy Central / Via drsucre.tumblr.com

20. Finally feeling comfortable in your uniform, then remembering it's non-uniform day.

SNL Studios / Via unitedstatesoftony.tumblr.com

19. Getting forehead spots.

teenage skin problems
pepifoto / Getty Images

teenage skin problems

18. Getting chin spots.

Thinkstock

17. Getting back spots.

Thinkstock

16. Having your voice crack at the worst possible moment.

vine.co / Via vine.co

"Do you want to go to the dance with meeᵉᵉᵉᵉᵉ?"

15. Doing something drastic just because your parents will hate it.

It might look good, but that's not the point, OK?!
Thinkstock

It might look good, but that's not the point, OK?!

14. Experimenting with fake tan.

13. Being obsessed with someone you've never actually spoken to before.

Paramount Pictures / Via gurl.tumblr.com

12. Becoming boyfriend/girlfriend with someone after knowing them for, like, a minute.

Thinkstock

11. Telling someone you love them within hours of getting together.

And totally, 100% thinking that you mean it.
Thinkstock

And totally, 100% thinking that you mean it.

10. Spending literal HOURS waiting for your crush to text back.

BuzzFeed

Because you don't really have anything else to do anyway. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

9. Being the only one who didn't go through a growth spurt.

If everyone could stop laughing at how short I am when I take my shoes off that would be great. My growth spurt will come in time.

8. Being the only one who DID go through a growth spurt.

Thinkstock

7. Practicing kissing on your hand.

vine.co

6. Doodling your crush's name with a bunch of hearts around it.

Thinkstock

5. Trying to wear makeup like everyone else does and failing miserably.

Courtesy Cecilia L.

4. Not having a date to the school disco.

3. Accidentally liking one of your crush's old posts.

76 weeks deep in his instagram feed like

2. Getting your period at the worst possible moment.

Serial Pictures / Via teendotcom.tumblr.com

Welcome to adulthood. We're glad to have you.

1. Accidentally calling your teacher "Mum".

Warner Bros. / Via yourreactiongifs.tumblr.com

A true friend is someone we can trust with everything. They’re always there, and they've always been there — even back when you were both embarrassing. Check out Rise Above and join the conversation now.