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17 Things You Can Do To Avoid Looking Awkward In Public
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Published: Jul 30, 2015

Imagine you reach the mall before your friends, and are awkwardly alone amidst a crowd of strangers? Or when you meet new people and suddenly in the middle of a conversation you run out of words; what will you do to avoid the awkward silence?

We all know that life is full of awkward and uncomfortable situations, you can’t avoid them but you can save yourself from these situations with grace. Here are 17 things you can do to avoid looking awkward in public.

1. Make a fake phone call

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2. Start typing randomly on your phone

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3. Make small talk

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4. Check your bag to take out something

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5. Smile and stare at people

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6. Learn to tell a joke

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7. Give compliments

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8. Admire yourself

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9. Message your friend to call you

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10. Take a nap

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11. Always carry a book with you

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12. Start judging people

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13. Be friendly

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14. Worry less about the opinion of others

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15. Put on your headphones

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16. Play games on your cell phone

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17. Run away

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So what is your mantra for avoiding awkward situations?