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Oof, That Is Awkward And I Feel Awkward For You — 30+ Cringe Stories

Embarrassment is part of the human experience.

And while painful while they’re happening, and while you replay them in your head right before bed, those “cringe” moments that happen to all of us can actually have a long-term benefit.

Researchers have found that people who are easily embarrassed by social cuck-ups are more likely to be liked, forgiven, and trusted than those who do not.

So, if it’s any solace, while you read the stories these poor souls share, just remember they’re probably made better for it, thus it’s OK to laugh at them.


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30. But if it were $1.5M, maybe she’d rather have the money? Just saying.

29. Better than everyone at your office knowing what they look like?

28. RIP GPA.

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