The 80’s

My Mother’s Blood, Sweat, And Tears - School Photos

My Mother’s Blood, Sweat, And Tears

“I think I’m somewhere around 10 in this photo, which would put it somewhere in the mid-80s. This hairstyle is the result of curlers left in overnight and a curling iron in the morning, and a lot of my mother’s blood, sweat, and tears. It is little wonder why I had no friends as a child.”

(submitted by Anna)

Chopped - Dad

Chopped

“The 80’s were an experimental time for Dad when it came to facial hair. Here he is reading the Cabela’s catalog with my brother. I am not sure what the knife was for. I always wondered if his chin got cold.”

(submitted by Tara)

Action Hero - Couples

Action Hero

“Hubby is going through old pics at his Mom’s. We’ve been texting baby pictures back and forth comparing each other to our baby. Then he sends me this one. And this is why I love him so much.”

(via source)

Totally 80’s - Behind The Awkwardness

Totally 80’s

“I love this photo because there was no doubt in my mind that I looked absolutely awesome that day. This was my favorite look and I rocked it with zero shame. Incidentally, it would be years before a boy actually liked me, but I was too cool to care.”

(submitted by Amber)

Dad Got Moves - Mom & Dad

Dad Got Moves

“I found a really romantic picture of my parents in their mid-twenties.”

(via source)

It Wasn’t Even Halloween - Teens

It Wasn’t Even Halloween

“I wanted to be a teen model desperately and needed pictures to send to modeling agencies so I had mom take some pictures of me with my three favorite things – black lipstick, stuffed animals and of course Motley Crue. I never got called.”

(submitted by Nancy)

My Mom’s Nudist Ex-Husband - Dad

My Mom’s Nudist Ex-Husband

“Doesn’t everyone take cheery family shots with your mom’s nudist ex-husband?”

(submitted by Mudra)

Dad’s Winter Lifehack - Black And White

Dad’s Winter Lifehack

My Dad in 1982 with his “Norwegian Snow Blower.”

(via source

Hair Band - Family Portrait

Hair Band

“Ahh, 1988. The year my family had the same haircut.”

(via source)

Body Rock - Behind The Awkwardness

Body Rock

“Back in the 80’s a body wave permanent hairstyle seemed to be the rage. In hindsight, I’m glad that era has passed on. I have a few more like this, but probably none that better captured the 80’s fashion like this one.”

(submitted by Jarrod)