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41 Hilariously Awkward Photos That Will Make You Cringe

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There are some awkward situations where you want to look away, but just can't.

Whether it involves an embarrassing exchange on social media, or a bizarre brush with a celebrity, life is full of these cringe-inducing moments.

If you're feeling brave, see if you can take in these 41 hilariously awkward pictures, and challenge a friend to do the same.

1. Love hurts

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PleatedJeans - Reddit

2. This goes out to the third wheels all around the world

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It's_2am - Reddit

3. Yep

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turnew155 - Reddit

4. Jaxon, Jaxon, Jaxon

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5. This is Kanye's happy face

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Complex

6. Nice try, bud

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MichelleMone - Twitter

BOY: Haha, we look like a couple!!! Don't we?

GIRL: A "couple" of great friends ;)

7. I guess they weren't that close...

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pandakrusher - Reddit

8. She went all NCIS on her cheating boyfriend

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uhLuke_ - Reddit

9. Only 18 more hours until we get there!

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10. #RelationshipGoals

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Vanehere101290 - Reddit

11. Not sure if they're getting engaged, or joining the circus

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12. Don't pick this one for the Christmas card

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13. Hopefully, this was the morning after Halloween

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14. You can feel the love in this picture

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Cosmo

15. Two photo bombers in this snapshot

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16. This will look fabulous on the blog

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17. I just don't want my kids to miss it!

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Jobdb2001 - Reddit

18. I wonder if they're still together...

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19. I have so many questions

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PleatedJeans - Reddit

20. Oh, now I see

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Old Friends' Senior Dog Sanctuary - Facebook

21. Mamma mia!

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PleatedJeans - Reddit

22. Read those comments carefully, people

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PleatedJeans - Reddit

23. What a resemblance

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PleatedJeans - Reddit

24. Oops

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ddh85 - Reddit

25. What happens when you try and take a photo of a famous actress in public...but leave your flash on

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26. "It's complicated"

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MustNeedDogs - Reddit

27. Do you think she saw us?

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28. Maybe we shouldn't be picking up random children anyway?

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MichelleMone - Twitter

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29. Fake news

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Axxalon - Reddit

30. Be sure to ask before you take that selfie

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TMRQZ - Reddit

31. Hmmm, no, I don't think so

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32. Dude...

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33. He's learning about responsibility

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34. That one's not going in the vacation album

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35. What a nice way to make new friends

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36. "Let he that is without sin cast the first stone"

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Glucose-Fructose - Reddit

37. The strongest relationships are built on trust

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38. Say cheese!

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39. Didn't think that one out, did you?

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40. I'm sure he won't regret this one

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41. Was this really worth the 'likes'?

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