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3 Reasons You Feel Awkward When Someone Compliments You | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living

By Lindsey Murray At the Producers Guild Awards last month, Shonda Rhimes began her acceptance speech for the Norman Lear Award for Achievement...

The Expert Way To Handle Someone Who *Thinks* They'll Be Invited To Your Wedding

BRIDES | Posted 02.03.2016 | Weddings

by Jaimie Schoen, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of Julie Song Ink It's amazing who you suddenly hear from once you're engaged. Your carpool buddy from pre...

Reacting to Your Celebrity Doppelganger

Jimmy Fowlie | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jimmy Fowlie

Happy National Doppelgänger Week (and yes that is a real thing). In honor of the "holiday" I present to you this short sketch. We've all been tempted by those apps that match your picture to a celebrity. Do we try it out and take a chance at being matched with someone disappointed? Enjoy!

Leonardo DiCaprio Wins Most Awkward Handshake At Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

Leonardo DiCaprio plays a man who returns from the grave after a run-in with a bear in "The Revenant," but nothing could bring this handshake ba...

The Science Of Awkwardness

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living

First, Molly bumped into her ex-boyfriend at a party. Then, his friends started joking loudly about her. Cue the cringe. When Arnold attended a ...

Ashley Rickards Teases Final (Or Is It?) Season Of MTV's 'Awkward'

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.27.2015 | Entertainment

The last time we caught up with Jenna Hamilton, she had finally "DTRd" with Matty (f**king) McKibben, somehow survived high school and closed a parti...

Strange Advice From Bill Cosby Takes On New Meaning For Kenan Thompson

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment

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This Foolproof Guide Will Help You Get Out Of Things You Don't Want To Go To

Posted 08.27.2015 | Parents

It begins innocently enough. Your neighbor casually mentions an upcoming BBQ and you respond that it sounds like fun. The conversation turns to gol...

The Reason I'll Be Proud at His Graduation

Larry Bernstein | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Larry Bernstein

My son will be graduating elementary school later this week. For many parents, this type of event is s a sure fire way of bringing on nostalgia. Maybe some baby pictures will be whipped out and a series of 'remember when' conversations will ensue. I get it. I'm there too.

Life After Death: A Widow In The World

Melissa Gould | Posted 06.13.2015 | Women
Melissa Gould

I am definitely a blank screen for everyone's projections. Lots of people need me to be OK. Some need me to be sad -- aren't all widows supposed to be sad? Others seem happy for my happiness, although slightly bewildered -- are widows supposed to be happy?!

SNL Made This For Their 40th Anniversary But Didn't Show It. AWKWARD.

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.21.2015 | Comedy

Have you heard about Kyle Mooney? Kyle is awkward. Really awkward. So awkward it's funny. His video for Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary s...

Yagana Shah

9 Sentences That Will Take Sex From Hot To Not | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.23.2015 | Fifty

Sex, like all things in life, has the potential to get really awkward in certain moments. Sometimes it's because things don't go as planned. Other tim...

Complete Me Dot Com

Tricia McCallum | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy
Tricia McCallum

In the Bronze Age, before Twitter and speed dating and online match-ups, men and women met each other one of two ways: at church, or via the newspaper classifieds.

15 Awkward Sports Moments That'll Make You Glad You're Not A Pro Athlete

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.05.2014 | Sports

Admit it: At one point or another, you probably dreamed of being a professional athlete. In studies, kids have ranked pro sports players as the mo...

Pretending to Enjoy Small Talk

Alex Madda | Posted 01.18.2015 | Comedy
Alex Madda

In regular people language, small talk is any type of conversation that takes the place of telling someone what you're actually thinking. Right? Right?!

We're Here, We Blurt, Get Used to It

Robin Hoffman | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

I am Michael Phelps, so graceful and powerful in the water, but like an overgrown, slobbering toddler learning to walk once I hit dry land. Dropping, ...

Surviving a High School Reunion

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 12.14.2014 | Fifty
Lita Smith-Mines

I thought I'd share a few coping mechanisms that worked for me, transforming a fright night into a pleasant party (if you're a social butterfly or an accomplished salesperson, these suggestions probably seem like second nature to you).

Facebook: The Nemesis of the High School Reunion?

Michelle O'Berg Figueroa | Posted 12.13.2014 | Technology
Michelle O'Berg Figueroa

Are high school reunions pointless?

VIDEO: How to Repay Student Loans Once and for All

Lauren Bowling | Posted 12.10.2014 | Money
Lauren Bowling

With the average adult nearly $27,000 in debt due to student loans and the rising costs of higher education, the debt crisis has become the newest scapegoat for the lagging real estate market and slow economic growth.

'My Son Answered My Personals Ad'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

From the uncertainty of a blind date to parentally-interrupted displays of intimacy, prime opportunities for awkward or uncomfortable experiences stil...

This App Sort Of Blurs Your Face So You Can Share Your Deepest Secrets

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology

If you have a secret and you want to confess it to the world semi-anonymously, try Awkward, a new app for creating, sharing and watching video confess...

The Most Awkward Photos Of World Leaders Watching The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 06.27.2014 | World

The 2014 FIFA World Cup has so far produced some striking photos of festive fans from around the world, but none of them quite compare to the supremel...

You Are Never Too Old for Prom

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 08.09.2014 | Style
Nicholas Ferroni

In a previous blog, I shared a story about Brittany Mason, a model and former Miss Indiana, who was so bullied and terrorized as a teen, that she ne...

Peter Dinklage's Mullet Would Have Beaten The Mountain

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment

A yearbook photo of Peter Dinklage sporting a mullet has been making its way around the Internet, and it is glorious. It's times like these that p...

This '80s Conan Video Is Pricelessly Awkward

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.04.2014 | Comedy

With all the big hair, neon and acid-washed jeans, few would question that the '80s were an awkward time, but after this vintage training video featur...