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14 People Who Had Such Embarrassing Situations That They’re Still Blushing

You may have heard of “schadenfreude,” the German word that stands for the pleasure one gets upon someone else’s misfortune, but they have another similar word, “fremdschämen.” This refers to feeling embarrassed over somebody else’s misfortune or something that someone else did. It’s known as vicarious or empathic shame and it’s exactly what you’re going to experience while reading this article.

We at Bright Side just couldn’t ignore these 14 tweets from people that seem to know everything about awkward situations. And in the bonus, you will see that maybe we shouldn’t treat our failures very seriously.

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Bonus: Don’t be too serious about things

Has anything like this happened to you lately that would deserve to be in this compilation? Tell us in the comment section below!

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