Behind The Awkwardness

Cowgirl

“This picture is of me and my twin brother. I guess my parents didn’t realize what my shirt said or that my brothers zipper was down.”

(submitted by Deidre)

Caught Red-Handed

“My nephew and his wife had some pregnancy photos taken. I’m not sure what the thought process was here, but it appears terrifying.”

(submitted by Laura)

The Turcumcision

“In Turkey, they dress you up like a pimp and throw a huge party after you get circumcised.”

(via source)

Gearheads

“On our way to visit our grandparents house, we had to stop at Sears for something.  My step mother saw the photo booth and decided we would do our annual family photo right then, without brushing our hair, or even taking our head gear off!  Needless to say, we were not thrilled.”

(submitted by Karen)

The Anatomy Of A Portrait Gone Wrong

“She had run away from me and by the time I caught up with her, she had discovered the mud puddle. I know my kid, and I knew that with the mood she had been in all morning, she would dive into the puddle as soon as I tried to get her away from it. So I just took photos. Worth it!”

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Punky Brewster

“This is my daughter in her preschool class. My husband at the time was a stay at home dad with a punk rock history. He thought it was awesome, she did too, for about 5 minutes. I’m glad we captured it. She’s 14 now and gives it the sideways glance as it’s hanging up in our hallway.”

(submitted by Shellie)

Revenge Of The Aunt

“In 1983, my mom and my aunt got in a huge fight. In retaliation, my aunt bought me this for my birthday.”

(via source)

Father and Son of Anarchy

“How do you get a 7 year old into a smokey biker bar? Dress him up like you and parade him around as your personal mascot. I played a lot of pool during my youth while Dad drank beer with his friends. I still, to this day, hate motorcycles and all things leather. Thanks, Dad.”

(submitted by Will)