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People Break Down The Most Embarrassing Phase They Ever Went Through

Reddit user SurfinRay12 asked: 'What’s an embarrassing phase you went through?'

Growing up was full of learning opportunities and expressing ourselves, but some of those phases were more successful than others.

Some of them were so embarrassing or cringey, it's almost impressive.

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We've all done some embarrassing things, some that are so embarrassing, they actually keep us up at night.

But the worst kind of embarrassment has to be the kind that happens in front of a crush. While you're already worrying about whether or not they like you, and you're hoping to impress them, you somehow manage to do the exact opposite.

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It's always wonderful to see people who do random acts of kindness for others, without expecting anything in return, and generally making the world a little bit better place.

But sometimes misunderstandings happen, especially among strangers or acquaintances, and sometimes our actions backfire, even if they came from the kindest of places.

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We've all known someone who tends to say mean things or generally be kind of a jerk.

And whether we want to admit to it or not, it can be fun to see that jerk taken down a few notches with a solid insult.

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Woman holding up an Oxford English Dictionary
Photo by Houcine Ncib on Unsplash

There is so much to learn in the world, it's impossible for one person to know absolutely everything there is to know.

But there are certain things, like common phrases and idioms, that everyone seems to use that might be a little embarrassing to not understand until later in life.

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