That's Awkward

Life has its share of awkward moments and most are totally unpredictable—slips of the tongue, pregnant pauses, cringe-worthy scenarios. Here are thoughts on the backhanded compliment, class reunions, shame, and more.
Class Reunion

The Class Reunion

By Susan Hooper

Attending my high school reunion helped me make peace with my past.
5 Ways to Answer a Backhanded Compliment

The Backhanded Compliment

By Amy Morin

5. Keep your sense of humor.
Do You Feel Guilty or Ashamed?

Guilt or Shame?

By John Amodeo Ph.D., MFT

Making a Mistake Versus Being a Mistake
The Downside of Having Nothing to Hide

There's Nothing to Hide

By David Berreby

In the future, our motives will be transparent. That's not good.