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Embarrassment

Can a Teen Die of Embarrassment?

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 11.06.2014 | Parents
Alexandra Rosas

How many teens actually die of embarrassment anyway? And you can't count the time I went to pick up the pizza in my pajama bottoms and his dad's winter boots. When you're 16 years old, the answer is every day, and every time, your mother is near you, living and breathing.

The 5 Ways I Promise Not to Embarrass My Daughters

Erica Ford | Posted 10.14.2014 | Parents
Erica Ford

I promise not to flop onto her bed when her friends are over, fan out a bunch of Tiger Beat magazines and ask, "So who do you guys think is cuter? Zack from Saved by the Bell, or Ricky from Silver Spoons?"*

The Most Difficult Emotion to Overcome

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Shira Hirschman Weiss

I've taken an informal poll of friends, acquaintances, relatives and random people on the street. Embarrassment is the most difficult emotion to get ...

A Tell-Tale Sign Your Child Is Growing Up

Darcy R. Shapiro | Posted 10.12.2014 | Parents
Darcy R. Shapiro

My son is becoming more of a person everyday, and the butt-scratching freedom of toddlerhood is disappearing. I mourn for it a bit because I know he'll never be that unselfconscious again. And that means he is growing up.

The 5 Stages of Sexual Grief

Em & Lo | Posted 07.15.2014 | Style
Em & Lo

Making huge mistakes in bed -- we're talking those of epic proportions -- is a universal experience. People from all walks of life do bad things they ...

Yagana Shah

Your Mom And Dad Have Nothing On These 13 Most Embarrassing Parents Of All Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.16.2014 | Fifty

As far as life's embarrassing moments go, there are a million embarrassing moments between kids and their parents. Like that embarrassing moment when ...

Choosing Happiness Over Fear, and How One Family Turned Misfortune Into a Mitzvah!

Valerie Alexander | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

Is it too late to get your deposits back? Don't marry the wrong person. Throw a party instead, host a reunion, feed the hungry. Celebrate the awesome achievement of choosing happiness over fear! Let others manage their own reactions, and if they want to judge you, let 'em.

An Olympic-Sized mess

Susan Winston | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Susan Winston

This is an ancient village close to the venue that has been literally destroyed by a huge construction project that was built to assist in constructing roadways to the games.

Bad Times + Enough Time = Good Times

Maureen Anderson | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Here's one secret to life. Shorten the time between having a really bad day and knowing you'll have a really good story.

The Most Difficult Thing About Giving Up Junk Food

Maureen Anderson | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

The people who have had hostile reactions to my diet -- despite my best attempts to stay under their radar -- are either overeaters or heavy drinkers, or both. Once they fire a shot, I back away. Call me crazy. And while you're at it, color me healthy. And very happy.

How to Recover From a Shame Attack

Joyce Marter | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

One of my friends, who is a therapist, accidentally drunk-dialed her male client (rather than her ex-boyfriend) and played a love song into his voicem...

How Teens Embarrass Parents

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 02.03.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Remember the last time you were gossiping on the phone with a friend or the last time you were unusually judgmental? Your teens are paying attention and will be happy to point out how what you say and do aren't consistent. Be careful.

5 Things to Never Say to a Person With Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 09.28.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

"Oh," I countered, picking up the family photo again and holding it out for her to see. "You just told me you have a daughter. Here she is."

5 Ways To Deal With A Loved One's Embarrassing Behavior In Public

Marie Marley | Posted 06.30.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

It isn't unusual for people with Alzheimer's to behave inappropriately in public at times. And often that leads to embarrassment for the caregiver. Here are some ways to deal with that embarrassment.

Challenge Accepted

Posted 03.04.2013 | Comedy

Sometimes people challenge or dare others to do something dangerous or embarrassing. Many times, at the risk of looking like an idiot, one doesn't tak...

What Is The Most Embarrassing Thing That Has Ever Happened to You? (WATCH)

Posted 01.18.2013 | MarloThomas

Microphone in hand, I went out and asked the people of New York: What is the funniest or most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to you? ...

8 Things You Should Never Be Embarrassed About

Posted 11.01.2012 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Refusing to turn burning red at life's mishaps is a sign of a healthy, happy you. Here are a few places to begin. 1. When You Sp...

Salute a Teenager

Maureen Anderson | Posted 10.22.2012 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

Some people can't wait to pass along the latest bad news. I feel guilty if I hear -- or notice -- good news and don't pass that along.

Stupid Me

Waldo Mellon | Posted 08.21.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

Dear Waldo, I said the stupidest thing ever to this guy I think is terrific, and now I'm afraid he must think I'm stupid. My question is, how do you ...

5 Lies Moms of Teens Tell

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.21.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

What an easier time we would have if we felt we had permission to be real with ourselves and each other.

Life Lessons From Trale Lewous

Peri Pakroo | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Peri Pakroo

Nathan Barnatt is an amazing comedian and has made a huge name for himself by putting out YouTube videos playing different characters. My fave character is Trale Lewous, "self-proclaimed spokeperson for candy."

Yikes! Teens Share Their Most Cringe-Worthy Moments

| Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

Have you ever had a truly embarrassing moment? We don’t mean the, “I got a sunburn and now my tan is uneven, how embarrassing,” kind of embarra...

'The Most Embarrassing Moment Of My Life'

| Ariel D., Jenison, MI | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Teenink.com. Humiliated to the point of tears, I stepped out of line. My kindergarten peers gigg...

10 Ways To Overcome Embarrassment

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Here are 10 tips to help you feel better the next time your client, colleague or date tells you that you're wearing toilet paper on the sole of your shoe.

Can Fear of Embarrassment Kill You?

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Margaret Heffernan

The other day I was in a car with my daughter, being driven by a friend who, because the journey was long, fit in a conference call. I sat frozen in my seat. What could I do?