So Awkward it Hurts: Family Edition

Can’t live with them, can’t live without them; family dynamics can be strange when everyone becomes their own unique person or seems to be exactly the same. But that’s also what keeps it interesting and fun, no?

My family loved to pose for photos together, and most of the pictures are only awkward because I judge myself so hard. Braces in one picture, glasses in another, a funny funny in my 6th grade portrait… But for some reason we never reached these heights of silliness.

Sometimes I wonder if I missed out on a really interesting childhood. Compared to these guys, I almost feel boring…

Brady Bunch: Okay Babies Now Let’s Get in Formation

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Maddie Reese/Twitter

Nothing suggests a forced posed like the casual hands in pockets.

It’s All In The Details

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Twitter

When concert attire varies…

Personally I think the girl on the right looks the most out of place.

How Were Your Travels?

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Cristiano Rinaldo/Pinterest

When Mom and Dad are hanging’ with the wrong crowd.

You know though, young love is not so bad. Sometimes you get carried away and you don’t care who sees. It’s not like they’re harming anyone. Live every day like it is your last. You might die of diabetes II tomorrow, so just kiss the one you’re with!

Head Banger

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The top of my head; it’s my good side!

Was anybody in your family this blonde? I am impressed. I wish I could get that tone of blonde from my hair dresser. I always get those unfortunate roots though. Ah, to be born with Swedish genes and hair like corn silk.

Big Headed

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maureen/Pinterest

Patriarchy at its finest. I have a feeling that a dad like this stomps around saying “You don’t respect me.”

Did you think making your head larger than everybody else would result in somebody showing you respect? Dude, you have to give respect to earn it. When I say “please respect me…” I usually am saying “Hey, treat me like a person.” But when you say it, you mean “Treat me like an authority”

Something Seems Dummy

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Darlene Jarrell/Pinterest

No animals were harmed during this photo.

Scarred, however, yes.

Gather Round, Gang

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@TeganMH/Twitter

This is not the pink dressed monkey’s first photo shoot.

Lazy Pyramid

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FathershipUK/Twitter

Where does the denim end and the awkwardness begin?

Talk To Me

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johndoehastheupperhand/Imgur

We’re hip, we’re cool.

She’s Gonna Be A Star

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This looks like the beginning of a “Mom-ager” sort of relationship.

Dressy Casual

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Twitter

Who didn’t follow protocol? The man in the sweater vest or the man looking into the camera?

Grandma’s House

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Sharla Bortner/Pinterest

Milk makes the body good.

Our Little Angel

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“Mommmmm, cut it out.”

Smiles Are Overrated

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Pinterest

She gets her sassiness from me.

Chickened Out

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Nenucos/Facebook

Groom: “Why are we doing this?” Bride: ” I have no idea!”

Tweeting Trio

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Chelsea Greener/Pinterest

He’s my brother, but I get along better with the bird.

Take Your Pick

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Maureen Deeley Cavanagh/Pinterest

We wanted to capture Dad’s two emotions.

Sisters At Their Finest

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Bizby/Pinterest

Why is she still here?

Always A Bridesmaid…

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Sally Grimley/Pinterest

Flower her with love.

Kiss Of Death

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mcdreamysgal/Imgur

Aunt Carol, you know you’re kissing a guy wearing a bowtie, right?!!??

Play Nice

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HiMum!SaidDad/Facebook

Dad looks proud.

Party Of One

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Len Speaks/Blogspot

Someone had to liven it up!

Who’s Your Daddy?

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Team Jimmy Joe/Pinterest

Eddie Murphy today, whoever we want tomorrow…

A Family And A Stranger.

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I don’t need your hugs, I like my own.

Mom, Can You Come Take This?

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Brian Lebakken/Pinterest

Covering my abs, would mean I’m cold and weak, which I’m not.

Court Is Now In Session

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Reddit

Glad to see the jester is taking his role seriously…

Classy

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lioniog/Reddit

There’s nothing like a well-timed fart joke to get the family smiling, right?

Downright Creepy

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yesinrelationtoharry/Reddit

They say you can spot the future serial murderers by looking at family portraits.

Poor Baby Had No Choice

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defenestrate/Reddit

I feel for the kid.

Please, No

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This pose should be reserved for high school graduations and sorority houses.

Nothing To See Here, Folks

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@hosseinasemi/Twitter

Just a couple of tortoises wrestling each other.

Awkward Family Christmas Portrait Level

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La Ringarde Attitude/Facebook

10/10

Matching Tattoos Are Never Okay

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monstersinyourhead/Imgur

Is that a gang sign?

Pensive

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Pinterest

I like it

Dad’s A Real Dummy

@Decervelage/Twitter
@Decervelage/Twitter

All the kids take after their mother

Get It, Get It

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OctopussSevenTwo/Imgur

Childhood ruined

They Must Suffer From Chronic Cold Neck Syndrome

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@momma_Chuck/Twitter

How else do you explain the matching turtlenecks?

I Can’t Hold It Anymore

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@LaredoKept/Twitter

I thought i told you to go before getting in the car?

I Wonder What They’re Screaming

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I bet it’s the chorus of “Kiss From A Rose.”

Cledus, Get The Possum

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Brandy Peace/Pinterest

We’ve got a family portrait to take!