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'Too Scared to Talk' - One in Four Children Feel Unable to Share Worries With Parents

Andy McCullough | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andy McCullough

If you believe in the importance of open dialogue with your child and want to show your support for children who have no one to talk to then upload the most awkward conversation you've ever had with your child on the hub today or click on the share buttons on the Awkward Conversations hub to take part.

Isn't It Time We Got Over Being Awkward About Disability?

Julie Fernandez | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK
Julie Fernandez

I think able bodied people are in denial about their thoughts and feelings towards us - they don't want to deal with the thought process, so they shut it out. Well, we are here! And with medical advances and people living longer, there are only going to be more of us! So maybe it's time for people to start coming to terms with their feelings about disability.

How to Be in Your Power in an Awkward Moment

Becky Walsh | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Walsh

Awkward is that horrible silence that makes your skin crawl. You believe you need to fill with any rubbish that may come out of your mouth, to take away the feeling of awkward! Actors and directors know the power of this moment; they call it 'dramatic pause'. Pause is communication; a lot can be said in a pause, often more than something being spoken.

The Ten Awkward Situations that WILL Happen on Campus

Anna Pitts | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Pitts

University campuses are often described as 'bubbles'. Little hives of energy where you are safe and sheltered from the scary, outside world and nothing that bad really happens. However, this bubble-like environment provides the optimum conditions for some truly awkward situations to crop up - and they will.

Awkward Stories of the Week

Bytestories | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Comedy
Bytestories

One night my polishing machine was on the blink and took off down the corridor without me. I chased it and grabbed the handles only to have the thing buck then flip me over the handles onto my back.

Have You Ever Done Something Culturally Insensitive by Mistake?

James Conmy | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Comedy
James Conmy

I put my fist into the sock and pull it down my arm, unfortunately, because of the two large holes in the sock it looks a bit like my puppet is wearing a balaclava. It looks a bit like a Provisional I.R.A. sock puppet. How did this happen? I look at the Irish woman in front of me and swallow the Belfast accent.

The Age Of Awkward

Yomi Adegoke | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Yomi Adegoke

We Millennials, children of the Nintendo/Atomic Kitten dance routines at lunchtime/Alien babies in the fridge generation, have one thing in common; we are all awkward as fuck. Let's face it, the majority of us make Screech from Saved By The Bell look like a regular Don Lothario due to our distinct lack of social grace.

20 Pictures Of George Osborne Looking Awkward With Voters

Elliot Wagland | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Politics

You have to give credit to George Osborne for getting out there and meeting the voters but one thing is for sure, he looks incredibly awkward in every...

It's Raining And We Need To Laugh (PICTURES)

Awkward Family Photos | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Comedy

For no reason other than it's a frankly miserable day in Blighty today, here are 10 awkward family photos virtually guaranteed to give you the giggles...

WATCH: Could This Be The Most Embarrassing Restaurant Advert Ever?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Comedy

When any company makes an advert, they want it to go viral. Of course they do - virality means more clicks, and more clicks mean more attention and so...