Avoiding Awkward Situations
  • First Rate First Dates

    I really don’t like first dates. They are always so awkward and uncomfortable. I hate talking about myself and I always draw…

    Eliza Hurwitz
  • Walk That Wedgie Out

    I love going on walks. It’s a great way to see people and places. They are refreshing and I always feel more…

    Eliza Hurwitz
  • Elevate Your Elevator Ride

    Taking the elevator with a stranger is always awkward. It’s like I suddenly forget how to be a normal person. For starters,…

    Eliza Hurwitz
  • What's Your Name Again?

    The only thing more awkward than the awkward run-in, is the awkward run-in when you slightly recognize the person but don’t know…

    Eliza Hurwitz
  • Hey, I'm In Here!

    The only thing worse than being in a public restroom and having someone open the door on you is being the person…

    Eliza Hurwitz
  • Perfecting Hello

    Last week, I talked about the appropriate/cool/non-awkward way to say goodbye. This week, I’m going to go backward and discuss the art…

    Eliza Hurwitz
  • No More Awkward Goodbyes

    Figuring out the right time to say goodbye to someone can be extremely difficult. You don’t want to overstay your welcome and…

    Eliza Hurwitz
  • Awkward Alternatives to What?

    I hate when I’m talking to someone who is hard to understand and I have to say “what?” or ask them to…

    Eliza Hurwitz