Ode to Awkward
Girls' Life magazine|February/March 2022
"The first day after I got my license, I was so excited to drive myself to school. I got there super early, and everything was perfect…until third period when they called over the loudspeaker and described the exact car I was driving. Turns out I’d parked in the vice principal’s spot by mistake. Oops. – MARGIE O."

I went ice skating with a bunch of friends. My BFF and I were joking around, doing a dance routine together even though we’re not the best skaters. Suddenly I looked down and realized the hooks on my skate got locked up with her laces…and we were totally knotted together. The guy working there had to come untangle us. —SIMONE P.

I was on a run and saw a cute guy I knew from school coming toward me. I worked up the courage to say hi. I was so focused on him, I tripped and tumbled right into him. We both got up quickly and laughed it off, but I was so embarrassed.—MAKARA K.

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