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

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

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Maddie Reese/Twitter
Maddie Reese/Twitter

It’s All In The Details

When concert attire varies…

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Twitter

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

How Were Your Travels?

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

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Cristiano Rinaldo/Pinterest

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

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

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Pinterest

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

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

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maureen/Pinterest

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

No animals were harmed during this photo.

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Darlene Jarrell/Pinterest

Scarred, however, yes.

Gather Round, Gang

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

@TeganMH/Twitter
@TeganMH/Twitter

Lazy Pyramid

Where does the denim end and the awkwardness begin?

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FathershipUK/Twitter
FathershipUK/Twitter

Talk To Me

We’re hip, we’re cool.

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johndoehastheupperhand/Imgur

She’s Gonna Be A Star

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

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Dressy Casual

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

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Grandma’s House

Milk makes the body good.

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Sharla Bortner/Pinterest

Our Little Angel

“Mommmmm, cut it out.”

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Smiles Are Overrated

She gets her sassiness from me.

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Pinterest

Chickened Out

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

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Nenucos/Facebook

Tweeting Trio

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

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Chelsea Greener/Pinterest

Take Your Pick

We wanted to capture Dad’s two emotions.

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Maureen Deeley Cavanagh/Pinterest

Sisters At Their Finest

Why is she still here?

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Bizby/Pinterest

Always A Bridesmaid…

Flower her with love.

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Sally Grimley/Pinterest

Kiss Of Death

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

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mcdreamysgal/Imgur

Play Nice

Dad looks proud.

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HiMum!SaidDad/Facebook

Party Of One

Someone had to liven it up!

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Len Speaks/Blogspot

Who’s Your Daddy?

Eddie Murphy today, whoever we want tomorrow…

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Team Jimmy Joe/Pinterest

A Family And A Stranger.

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

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Facebook

Mom, Can You Come Take This?

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

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Brian Lebakken/Pinterest

Court Is Now In Session

Glad to see the jester is taking his role seriously…

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Reddit

Classy

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

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lioniog/Reddit

Downright Creepy

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

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yesinrelationtoharry/Reddit

Poor Baby Had No Choice

I feel for the kid.

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defenestrate/Reddit

Please, No

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

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Nothing To See Here, Folks

Just a couple of tortoises wrestling each other.

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@hosseinasemi/Twitter
@hosseinasemi/Twitter

Awkward Family Christmas Portrait Level

10/10

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La Ringarde Attitude/Facebook
La Ringarde Attitude/Facebook

Matching Tattoos Are Never Okay

Is that a gang sign?

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monstersinyourhead/Imgur

Pensive

I like it

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Pinterest

Dad’s A Real Dummy

All the kids take after their mother

@Decervelage/Twitter
@Decervelage/Twitter

Get It, Get It

Childhood ruined

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OctopussSevenTwo/Imgur

They Must Suffer From Chronic Cold Neck Syndrome

How else do you explain the matching turtlenecks?

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@momma_Chuck/Twitter
@momma_Chuck/Twitter

I Can’t Hold It Anymore

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

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@LaredoKept/Twitter
@LaredoKept/Twitter

I Wonder What They’re Screaming

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

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Cledus, Get The Possum

We’ve got a family portrait to take!

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Brandy Peace/Pinterest