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So This Is Growing Up: People Talk About Their Awkward Teen Phase

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It seemed like a good idea at the time

Growing up isn’t easy. From elementary school to high school to college, you may find yourself stumbling through it all, just trying to figure out where you fit. In attempts to find your place in this big world, you may… experiment. You should experiment; self discovery is all about trial and error.

That doesn’t mean it isn’t cringe-worthy looking back, though! While the phases we go through while growing up might comfortable for us at the time,looking back at the pictures might make you cringe. These Reddit users shared their most embarrassing phases, and things got funny and uncomfortable quick.

embarrassed woman

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Beware of second hand embarrassment!