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Awesomely uncomfortable moments and how to deal

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We’ve all had those moments that were just plain awkward, embarrassing or cringe-worthy. It’s how you deal with it that turns a complete fail into a major win — or at least something that’s a little less uncomfortable.

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We’re here for you, girl. We know those uncomfortable moments aren’t always easy to overcome. To help, we’ve gathered some of our favorite not-so-cool situations and laid out the easiest ways to deal with them.

Fashion disasters

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Wardrobe malfunctions happen. Sometimes they’re slightly embarrassing, and sometimes they’re downright humiliating. But they've definitely happened to everyone.

Awkward fashion trends

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Fashion trends come and go, and some of them are just plain awkward. Remember ladies, just because it’s trendy, it doesn’t always look good. Check out some of the most awkward fashion trends of the 20th century.

Dinner party fails

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Not every dinner party is a complete success. In fact, most of them aren’t. Thankfully, it’s possible to rise above and still be the hostess with the mostess. Find out how to fix (or prevent) these awful dinner party fails.

Food faux pas

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Eating pizza with a fork and knife can be the end of a beautiful friendship. Can you save that faux pas?

Airplane invasions

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Let’s face it. Personal space doesn’t really exist on an airplane. Adding a little humor to the situation makes those space-invaders a little easier to deal with. Read about five ways people invade your personal space on airplanes.

Travel mishaps

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The best-laid plans often go awry, and that’s rarely more common than when you’re traveling. Lucky for you, we know how to turn those misfortunes to your favor.

Uncomfortable questions from children

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Kids say the darndest things, and the questions they ask are even worse. We’ve got the right answers, though. You’re welcome.

Socially horrifying phases

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Growing up is just plain awkward, and sometimes the parents have it worse than the kids. Check out these socially horrifying phases kids go through.

Awkward questions for your doc

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Talking with your doctor is not always easy, especially when the topic of conversation is... delicate. There are some questions you just have to ask, no matter how much it hurts. Find out what those awkward questions are.

Blushworthy moments at the gyno

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While awkward moments with your general practitioner do happen, those blushworthy moments are much more common at the gynecologist. Thankfully, someone out there always has it worse. These gyno stories will seriously make you blush.

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