Avoiding awkward situations is a daily challenge that most of us fail at on the regular. Ever had that thing where you try and sidestep someone, only to have them sidestep you in the same direction? Or what about holding the door open for someone, before realizing they’re about 30 seconds too far away, forcing them to awkwardly jog to catch up?

All of the above situations could be easily solved by fixing one thing: timing. Timing is the bane of an awkward person’s life, and these photos fully prove the trials and tribulations that come with being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

1. The red woman

red woman