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A halo lifts a toupee off an angel.
"I have a bad association with people."
Tags:introvert, introverted, introverted, introverts, antisocial, anti social, anti-social, friends, friend, friendship, friendships, isolated, isolation, social isolation, socially isolated, unsociable, modern life, awkward person, awkward people, socially awkward, social awkwardness, alienated, alienation, standoffish, standoffishness
"So, how long have you been old?"
Tags:ageing, aging, ageing process, aging process, old, oldness, old age, old-age, old-aged, ageism, ageist, generation gap, generation gaps, self-conscious, elderly, senior citizen, senior citizens, oap, oaps, pensioner, pensioners, senior, seniors, small talk, small-talk, rude, rudeness, bad manners, rude manners, cocktail party, cocktail parties, socially awkward, social awkwardness
"We'll get him to talk."
Tags:barber, barbers, hairdresser, hairdressers, haircut, haircuts, chit chat, small talk, making conversation, talk, talking, police, police officer, police officers, policewoman, policewomen, policeman, policemen, detective, detectives, interrogation, interrogations, interrogate, interrogated, police questioning, socially awkward, social awkwardness
"I was proud of you tonight. You were just hostile enough."
Tags:hostile, hostility, unkind, socially awkward, social awkwardness, surly, grump, grumpy, grumpiness, grumps, surliness, unfriendly, rude, rudeness, party, parties, guest, guests, antisocial, proud, pride, introvert, introverts, introverted, introversion, husband, husbands, wife, wives, partying, unsociable, dinner, dinners, dinner party, dinner parties
Tags:banter, banters, ribbing, ribbed, social skill, social skills, socialise, socialize, socialising, socializing, socialised, socialized, rude, rudeness, bully, bullies, bullying, insult, insults, insulting, fitting in, standing out, fit in, stand out, friendship, friendships, friendship group, assimilated, assimilate, assimilates, assimilating, socially awkward, social awkwardness
"Damn it, when things were going well there was nothing but eye contact."
Tags:eye contact, make eye contact, making eye contact, guilt, guilty, guilty look, guilty looks, meeting, meetings, business meeting, business meetings, look away, looks away, looking away, look, looks, looking, executive, executives, awkward, socially awkward, social awkwardness, uncomfortable moment, uncomfortable moments, discomfort
"You were a schlub in all of your previous lives, too."
Tags:fortune-telling, fortunetelling, fortune, fortunes, fortune-teller, fortune-tellers, fortuneteller, fortunetellers, fortune teller, fortune tellers, psychic, psychics, client, clients, customer, customers, modern life, crystal ball, crystal balls, crystallomancy, crystal-gazing, scrying, vision, visions, divination, seer, seers, occult, supernatural, previous life, previous lives, reincarnation, religion, religious, schlub, schlubs, talentless, unattractive, socially awkward, clumsy, stupid, dumb, loser, losers, bad news
"We're going to be late for the awkwardly standing around."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, going out, arriving early, late, lateness, being late, awkward, awkwardness, social awkwardness, socially awkward, introvert, introverts, introverted, standing around, stand around, early, earliness, social norm, socials norm, punctual, punctuality, expectation, expectations, social expectations, middle class, middle class life, first world problems
"Hey, sorry to call you guys this late on a weeknight, but I just happened to be in your basement."
"It's an adjustment being a handshake guy in a fist-bump company."
Tags:handshake, handshakes, fist bump, fist bumps, fist bumping, bumping fists, greet, greets, greeting, culture clash, culture clashes, new job, new jobs, adjustment, adjustments, adjustment period, adjustment periods, settle in, settles in, settling in, broken arm, broken arms, broken hand, broken hands, broken bone, broken bones, career change, career changes, commiserate, commiserates, commiserating, culture shock, culture shocks, system shock, system shocks, socially awkward, social awkwardness
"OMG, here comes my old lover."
Tags:omg, lover, lovers, old lover, old lovers, ex-lover, ex-lovers, ex lover, ex lovers, ex-boyfriends, ex boyfriend, ex boyfriends, ex girlfriend, ex girlfriends, ex-girlfriend, ex-girlfriends, pensioner, pensioners, senior citizen, senior citizens, oap, oaps, awkward situation, awkward situations, socially awkward, social awkwardness
An Introvert's Guide to Surviving a Party
"Sure I'm Alfred the Great now, but in high school I couldn't get a date."
Tags:king, kings, monarch, monarchy, royal, royals, royalty, high school, date, dating, dates, social, socially awkward, teen, teens, teenager, teenage, memories, memory, therapist, therapists, therapy, psychologist, psychologists, psychology, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, mental health, shrink, shrinks
(We've) Met Gala
Tags:met gala, gala, galas, party, parties, partying, dance, dances, ball, cinderella, forget, forgets, forgetting, forgetful, forgetfulness, forgotten, acquaintance, acquaintances, meet, meets, meeting, greet, greets, greeting, greetings, cocktail party, cocktail parties, awkward, socially awkward, social awkwardness, awkward situation, awkward situations, cringe, cringes, cringing
"How much do you tip your genie?"
Tags:genie, genies, tip, tips, tipping, tipping culture, magic lamp, magic lamps, oil lamp, oil lamps, faux pas, uncertain, uncertainty, social awkwardness, socially awkward, expectation, expectations, social expectation, social expectations, social norm, social norms, social obligation, social obligations
The Awkwardly Informal Meet Up Group
"According to this facial recognition software, the girl you didn't remember at last week's Happy Hour is 'Laura'."
"I just want to take a minute today to acknowledge all the guys out there named Bret who are too shy to correct people who think their name is Brad."
"Would it be considered racially insensitive for me to ask what would be considered racially insensitive?"
Tags:racially insensitive, racial insensitivity, awkward, awkwardness, socially awkward, social awkwardness, political correctness, politically correct, worry, worries, worrying, worrier, worriers, racism, insensitive, insensitivity, question, questions, awkward question, awkward questions, uncomfortable question, uncomfortable questions
Tags:chair, chairs, furniture, furniture maker, carpenter, carpenters, introverted, introvert, introverts, introversion, shy, shyness, socially awkward, therapy, therapist, therapists, withdrawn, reserved, social issues, inward-looking, inward-turned, zoologist, zoology, zoologists, anatomy, science, meek
That party went well.
Tags:party, parties, insecure, insecurity, insecurities, worry, worries, anxious, anxiety, anxieties, introvert, introverts, introversion, awkward, awkwardness, socially awkward, social awkwardness, comment, comments, overheard, overhear, overhears, overhearing, stupid, shy, timid, judge, judges, judgement, judgements, judgmental, judgemental, subway, subways, train, trains, overthink, overthinks, overthinking, social anxiety, social anxieties, socially anxious
"I have a problem with boundaries."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, dating, date, dates, boundary issues, boundary problems, personal space, boundary, boundaries, personal boundaries, personal bubble, personal bubble, too close, awkward, socially awkward, mental health, restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining
"And what do you do to maintain your cardiovascular fitness, Miss Holt?"
Tags:exercise, exercising, fitness, fitness training, fitness trainer, fitness trainers, training, trainer, trainers, gym, gyms, athletics, athletic, athlete, athletes, cardio, cardiovascular, cardiovascular fitness, cardiovascular health, doctor, doctors, physician, physicians, pickup, pickups, pick up, pick ups, chat up, chat-up, chatting up, chatting-up, flirt, flirtation, dating, dates, social gathering, social gatherings, party, parties, small talk, introduction, introductions, networking, network, meeting new people, socializing, social, socially awkward, tennis, tennis player, tennis players, sports, sports player, sports obsession, cocktail chat, cocktail chatter