Would you say you’re more or less AWKWARD than the average person?
A new poll on uncomfortable situations found one in four people think they’re MORE awkward than average.
26% of us think we’re more awkward . . . 25% say about average . . . 41% say less awkward . . . and 9% aren’t sure.
Here are the top ways we react when we’re caught in an awkward situation:
1. Avoid eye contact. 37% of us do it.
2. An uncomfortable laugh or smile. 29% for both.
3. Fidget, 26%.
4. Leave immediately, and just remove yourself from the situation, 22%.
5. Start blushing, 19%.
15% said there’s also a good chance they’ll start sweating . . . 11% might stammer or struggle to say anything at all . . . and 3% of us break out in hives.
One more stat: 15% of Americans . . . or roughly 1 in 7 people . . . say they actually ENJOY awkward situations.