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Embarrassing Moments

7 Parents Share Wildly Embarrassing Moments With Kids At Restaurants

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 01.26.2016 | Parents

Taking little ones out to eat is no easy feat. And with a captive audience of fellow restaurant-goers, things can get very awkward when, say, you...

Americans Are Embarrassed By Farts, Says Least Surprising Poll Ever

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2016 | Weird News

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Feeling the Music

Curtis Rogers | Posted 01.22.2016 | Parents
Curtis Rogers

Apparently the 'Sprinkler' isn't an appropriate dance move for Reggae. It isn't really my fault I broke into dance while listening to my new favorite music. I was just feeling the spirit of the sound of the islands.

5 Fixes for Saying the Wrong Name in Bed

Em & Lo | Posted 01.08.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

We feel your pain. And so do a lot of other people! It's a common mistake many people make with new partners, especially if they're coming off a long-term relationship. Here are 5 fixes for this kind of mess up, some of which are inspired by our own readers' responses to previous advice questions on this exact topic.

An Embarrassing Moment Taught Iyanla Vanzant Something Spiritually Profound

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.17.2015 | OWN

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JLaw's Most Embarrassing Moments Put All Her Falls To Shame

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.19.2015 | Entertainment

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15 Things I Never Want to Hear the Gynecologist Say

Meredith Masony | Posted 08.26.2015 | Comedy
Meredith Masony

The worst is when the doctor is elbow deep in uterus and they continue the conversation. My biggest fear is that the doctor will point out my imperfections while buck naked on the examination table, shooting a V in the stirrups.

19 Ways Little Children Can Completely Embarrass Their Parents

The Huffington Post | Melissa Sher | Posted 08.26.2015 | Parents

Parents get a lot of bad PR from teenagers. The most common complaint is about how “embarrassing” we are. The irony is that 10 or so years ago, our teenagers were plenty embarrassing to us -- here's why.

Bathroom Betrayal: Bleeders Not Welcome!

Lee Gaitan | Posted 08.20.2015 | Women
Lee Gaitan

When I stood up to grab another pair of sandals -- whoosh -- I felt my internal floodgates fly wide open, and I realized I was dealing with much more than a sweaty undercarriage. "Oh, my God, I think my period has just returned."

Embarrassed About Your Finances? 3 Reasons to Let Go!

Zoë Foster | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women
Zoë Foster

Have you ever had that sudden panic at the supermarket checkout that you've forgotten your purse? Or worse, you realise once you've started bagging up your items that you don't have quite enough cash to pay the bill?

Manger Tarte au Humble (Eating Humble Pie)

Sarah Thebarge | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel
Sarah Thebarge

Recently I spent a weekend in Paris before flying to Togo, where I'll be volunteering at a hospital for a few months. I had a layover in Ethiopia, so I sat on the floor with my laptop and wrote a list of 10 ways to spot an American in Paris, drawn from recent observations.

What I Never Told Anyone About The Way I Got My Period For The First Time

Christine Wojdyla | Posted 07.10.2015 | Women
Christine Wojdyla

Like the good little Catholic girl that I was, I said my prayers every night. And I prayed to God, begging and pleading with everything I had to bargain, to get my period and be just like the other girls.

10 Times Your Dad Really Wasn't THAT Embarrassing

Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents

No matter how well you get along with your father as an adult, dads mortify their children at one point or another growing up. In fact, there was prob...

Don't Fart in Front of Hot Paramedics

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 05.06.2015 | Comedy
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I decided to sit up, run some fingers through my matted hair, and, at the very least, cross my legs delicately at the ankle -- even if it felt like I was giving birth to Balrog triplets. And that's when it happened. A fart with the supernova velocity and resonance of the Hella Supertone Air Horn unexpectedly erupted from me.

We Are All Brooklyn Beckham Cringing At His Embarrassing Dad

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.20.2015 | Teen

You'd think David Beckham would be a cool dad. But turns out he can embarrass his kids with the best of them. Brooklyn Beckham, 17, posted an Inst...

30 Days of Online Dating: Sweaty Palms and Cold Sores

Stacie Corliss | Posted 06.08.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

Thanks to some excellent navigation, I make it to the theatre just five minutes behind schedule. OkCupid Taylor is nowhere to be found. Well, this is entirely odd and uncomfortable.

25 Embarrassing Things Every Parent Has Done And Denied

Joe DeProspero | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

Every parent, regardless of his or her values or disciplinary strategy, is guilty of pulling an occasional fast one, doing something a bit out of character in order to maintain their sanity throughout parenthood. And, I'm sorry to say, I'm about to expose you all -- or at least myself.

Look Out, I'm Hugging

Robin Hoffman | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

As my mom sits in a Philadelphia area hospital recouping from open heart surgery, I now see these as the many small moments that gave me strength, a deep sense of loyalty, and a hearty appreciation for the odd.

Mom Scolds Pundit Sons On Live TV

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.16.2014 | Media

We've all been embarrassed by our mothers at one time or another. But chances are our moms never called in to scold us on live national television. ...

5 Questions I'm Sick of Hearing

Heather Risinger | Posted 12.27.2014 | Parents
Heather Risinger

Yes, I do. I DO put a leash on my kid. He runs off crazy and doesn't completely comprehend the English language at the ripe old age of 1.

Laughter Trumps Nerves

Maria Senise | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

There's nothing like showing up a week early to a substitute teaching training session. I can't stop laughing at my own ridiculousness that came out i...

The Great Taste: Laughter, Insults and a Moment

Tom Cramer | Posted 10.22.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

In early May of this year, I drove up to Madison Wisconsin to meet friends and sleep out for tickets to the Great Taste of the Midwest.

Yagana Shah

10 Hilariously Awkward Parent Photos Sure To Embarrass Teens Everywhere

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.25.2014 | Fifty

There are dozens of awkward moments between kids and their parents. Like when your parents catch you in a compromising situation with your significant...

A Room That's a View: The Ostrich Theory

Annie Battles | Posted 09.08.2014 | Comedy
Annie Battles

About a month ago, a couple moved in. Their computers came; their furniture was all set up. In no time, the place felt like a home. I know this, because they neglected to install curtains.

The Time I Threw Sand In My Cousin's Mouth And Blamed Him For It

Annie Battles | Posted 08.31.2014 | Comedy
Annie Battles

I've always been a little hard to contain. Some people call it joie de vivre, others, my psychiatrist included, call it ADD. One of the mainstays of my personality, and arguably a symptom of the disorder, is extremely impulsive behavior.