You may once have found yourself over at the in-laws house, politely making small talk while having tea and cake, when you point to a cute baby photo of your significant other on the mantelpiece.

“Aww that’s sweet,” you say. Before you know it, five huge, dusty photo albums are unceremoniously dumped in your lap. Mother-in-law proceeds to coo and tut while your increasingly mortified partner squirms awkwardly, trying to change the subject as cringeworthy pics of themselves are proudly pointed out for everyone to have a good old chuckle at.

A while ago we made a post of people’s embarrassing childhood pics, voluntarily uploaded by themselves. This time, Bored Panda has compiled a list of awkward childhood photos that are posted by the significant others, those who just can’t quite believe that this is the person they fell in love with. These brave people managed to smuggle them out of the dusty photo albums, and share them online for us all to chuckle at!  Check them out below and vote for your favorite, feel free to add your own too!

#1

My Husband Is Going To Kill Me For Uploading This

My Husband Is Going To Kill Me For Uploading This

SineadNZ Report

Ben Smith
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There might not be anything better than this anywhere ever.

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#2

My Wife Looked Like A 60-Year-Old Woman As A Child

My Wife Looked Like A 60-Year-Old Woman As A Child

reddit.com Report

#3

21 Years Ago, My Girlfriend Was Dustin From 'Stranger Things'

21 Years Ago, My Girlfriend Was Dustin From 'Stranger Things'

Breadrick Report

#4

With Permission: My Husband's 2003 Homecoming Photo

With Permission: My Husband's 2003 Homecoming Photo

hoursaid Report

#5

Finally Convinced My Girlfriend To Let Me Upload This

Finally Convinced My Girlfriend To Let Me Upload This

retrospectr3 Report

#6

My Wife Was A 40-Year-Old Receptionist In 4th Grade

My Wife Was A 40-Year-Old Receptionist In 4th Grade

skelliousmaximus Report

#7

Permission Has Finally Been Granted To Share My Wife's Glorious Childhood Perm/Greatest Soccer Picture Of All Time

Permission Has Finally Been Granted To Share My Wife's Glorious Childhood Perm/Greatest Soccer Picture Of All Time

beautifully_ignorant Report

#8

I Present You My Husband

I Present You My Husband

lacqueredup Report

#9

My Husband's 1999 Senior Photos

My Husband's 1999 Senior Photos

WeddingPicture Report

Neeraj Jha
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

needless to say that he wooed you over with the third one.

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#10

Boyfriend In 8th Grade, Sporting A Mullet/bowl Cut

Boyfriend In 8th Grade, Sporting A Mullet/bowl Cut

Dranetheblod Report

KK
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

And the shadow of a moustache :D

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#11

My Girlfriend Was A Pretty Badass Child

My Girlfriend Was A Pretty Badass Child

powderdays Report

Zori the degu
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"The girl in the pink boots, her riffle and her hunting cat" would be an appropriate title if she ever writes an autobiographical book. And I'm not even trying to be sarcastic, her early life must've been really interesting, if she has such cool photos from then.

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#12

This Is My Wife, The 60-Year-Old-Girl, One Year Before The Original Photo

This Is My Wife, The 60-Year-Old-Girl, One Year Before The Original Photo

Beerdrummer Report

#13

My Wife Was Destined For The NBA

My Wife Was Destined For The NBA

howsyourweird Report

June Pixeld
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Kids may be cruel but watching this as an adult all i can think is she loooks so happy and proud

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#14

My Husband On His Second Birthday (Or Third?). Drunk On Chocolate

My Husband On His Second Birthday (Or Third?). Drunk On Chocolate

terraberra Report

#15

Found This Picture Of My Girlfriend When She Was 8 Watching A Pinata Burst Open. May We All Know Such Joy In Our Lives

Found This Picture Of My Girlfriend When She Was 8 Watching A Pinata Burst Open. May We All Know Such Joy In Our Lives

socksaremygame Report

#16

My Wife: Pilgrim, Futurist, Fabulous (1987)

My Wife: Pilgrim, Futurist, Fabulous (1987)

cant-explain Report

#17

My Husband, On The Left, And His Best Friend, 1999. Aren't They Precious?

My Husband, On The Left, And His Best Friend, 1999. Aren't They Precious?

chillaxxin Report

JJ
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Real Bad Ass... especially with all of his stuffed animals in the background

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#18

I Present To You My Husband's Old School Photo

I Present To You My Husband's Old School Photo

xcathix Report

#19

Someone Suggested I X-Post This Here. April 10th Is My Boyfriends Birthday. Please Help Me Commemorate This Glorious Occasion With This Wonderful Photo Of Him During One Of His "Awkward Years"

Someone Suggested I X-Post This Here. April 10th Is My Boyfriends Birthday. Please Help Me Commemorate This Glorious Occasion With This Wonderful Photo Of Him During One Of His "Awkward Years"

chrissythehun Report

#20

I Found This Picture Of My Boyfriend, He Said It Was From "When He Was 13 And Trying To Look Cool"

I Found This Picture Of My Boyfriend, He Said It Was From "When He Was 13 And Trying To Look Cool"

maddenedmouse Report

#21

Found This Picture Of My Girlfriend As A Kid

Found This Picture Of My Girlfriend As A Kid

infanteater1 Report

#22

Husband Left His Account Logged In, Here Are Some Super Awkward Pictures Of Him As A Kid

Husband Left His Account Logged In, Here Are Some Super Awkward Pictures Of Him As A Kid

admiralwaffles Report

Cherie O
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Your husband will ALWAYS log himself out after this! LOL

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#23

My Boyfriend Tried To Be "Gothic" Once In 6th Grade. Check Out The Furby Collection

My Boyfriend Tried To Be "Gothic" Once In 6th Grade. Check Out The Furby Collection

headerbooboo Report

Cherie O
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

bahahaha...furbys in the background...that is awesome!

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#24

My Husband Found A Picture Of Me In Grade School

My Husband Found A Picture Of Me In Grade School

wandlore Report

#25

Husband's Senior Picture, 2002

Husband's Senior Picture, 2002

ShelbyHer Report

#26

My Boyfriend Said I Looked Like A Baby Hulk Hogan

My Boyfriend Said I Looked Like A Baby Hulk Hogan

BatmanBabexoxo Report

#27

My Girlfriend Was In Band In High School

My Girlfriend Was In Band In High School

patty-ice Report

#28

My Boyfriend Of Three Years Finally Decided To Show Me His Baby Picture. 1982

My Boyfriend Of Three Years Finally Decided To Show Me His Baby Picture. 1982

matilda1 Report

#29

My Wife Was Barb From Stranger Things In The 70's And 80's

My Wife Was Barb From Stranger Things In The 70's And 80's

thadberk Report

#30

My Girlfriend. Be Careful, She's Really Edgy

My Girlfriend. Be Careful, She's Really Edgy

heightness Report

JV
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That's not awkward, that's cool. I wish I looked like that when I was a teen.

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#31

My Friend's Husband ~20 Years Ago

My Friend's Husband ~20 Years Ago

CabinetTurds Report

Cherie O
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Those photos with the dreamy closeup shot NEEDS to make a return!! Along with the laser lights.

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#32

I Stumbled Upon My Wife's Old Photos. This Was 1999. Not 1989

I Stumbled Upon My Wife's Old Photos. This Was 1999. Not 1989

zhamlin43 Report

Kjorn
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

are your sure? because it's damn well look like 1989 :-)

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#33

My Boyfriend, Getting All The Ladies Since 7th Grade

My Boyfriend, Getting All The Ladies Since 7th Grade

littlemeowcat Report

Wombat34
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

only because they think he's a lesbian

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#34

My Girlfriend Listening To Her Favorite Song, "When Doves Cry," On Her Walkman, Circa 1986

My Girlfriend Listening To Her Favorite Song, "When Doves Cry," On Her Walkman, Circa 1986

CuteBabyPenguin Report

ugaas wiilhoog
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Simply adorable nothing awkward about this picture.

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#35

My Husband Told Me If I Ever Showed Anyone This Picture Of Him On Stage At A Startrek Convention When He Was 8-Year-Old, He Would Divorce Me. I'm So Calling His Bluff... Enjoy

My Husband Told Me If I Ever Showed Anyone This Picture Of Him On Stage At A Startrek Convention When He Was 8-Year-Old, He Would Divorce Me. I'm So Calling His Bluff... Enjoy

thelittlewifey Report

Kjorn
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

are you still with him now? be carefull for his payback

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#36

Found This Gem Of My Wife At My In-Law's House The Other Day And Immediately Thought To Myself, "Holy Shit. I Married Froggy"

Found This Gem Of My Wife At My In-Law's House The Other Day And Immediately Thought To Myself, "Holy Shit. I Married Froggy"

DeathByPolka Report

#37

My Sexy Girlfriend Wanted So Share This Special Moment With You. Love From 1992

My Sexy Girlfriend Wanted So Share This Special Moment With You. Love From 1992

I_Shit_Thee_Not Report

#38

My Boyfriend In A Sequined Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume On Ice Skates

My Boyfriend In A Sequined Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Costume On Ice Skates

thetoppercentage Report

#39

My Wife Dug This Up And Posted It To Everyone I Know For My Birthday. I Went 25 Years Without Jesus Comments And Jokes About This. Thanks Honey

My Wife Dug This Up And Posted It To Everyone I Know For My Birthday. I Went 25 Years Without Jesus Comments And Jokes About This. Thanks Honey

settersrclowns Report

#40

My Wife And Her Then Boyfriend In The 80's

My Wife And Her Then Boyfriend In The 80's

mgbgtv8 Report

#41

My Girlfriend And Her Sister, Circa 1991

My Girlfriend And Her Sister, Circa 1991

FreeThinkk Report

Erika Jones
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

OMG, crimped hair! An off-the shoulder blouse! And one of those circular decorative pins on her shoulder strap. This brings back memories...

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#42

My Husband's School Picture 1985

My Husband's School Picture 1985

Mouthful0fCavities Report

Zori the degu
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He was actually cute even though his glasses were strange.

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#43

One Of The Best Things About Christmas Is Visiting Your Boyfriend's Parents And Going Through His Childhood Photos

One Of The Best Things About Christmas Is Visiting Your Boyfriend's Parents And Going Through His Childhood Photos

Zombieeham Report

Zori the degu
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm struggling to think of a villain of whom he used to remind... Perhaps they photographed... No, those eyes, he looks like the Emperor from Star Wars.

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#44

My Sister's Boyfriend Went Through A Pretty Bad Phase

My Sister's Boyfriend Went Through A Pretty Bad Phase

IreAndSong Report

#45

My Boyfriend, Graciously Letting Me Share What He Unleashed In 1996

My Boyfriend, Graciously Letting Me Share What He Unleashed In 1996

becausewemust Report

#46

I Keep This Around To Remind Myself Of The Boy I Once Was. Also My Girlfriend Loves It For Laughs

I Keep This Around To Remind Myself Of The Boy I Once Was. Also My Girlfriend Loves It For Laughs

jokasher Report

KK
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You can see his reflection in the glass :D

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#47

My Wife Would Kill Me If She Found I Uploaded A Picture Of Her From Kindergarten

My Wife Would Kill Me If She Found I Uploaded A Picture Of Her From Kindergarten

Ricter1439 Report

#48

Found This Picture Of My Girlfriend And Her Little Sister Today

Found This Picture Of My Girlfriend And Her Little Sister Today

SwarlzBarkley Report

Kjorn
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

pretty sure she look at her the same way today too :-)

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#49

My Wife At Age 11 (1980)

My Wife At Age 11 (1980)

AnotherAnotherJosh Report

KK
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What is it with those glasses? They make every kid look like their grandparent.

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#50

Seven Year Old Photo Of My Boyfriend When He Was A Cringy Teenager

Seven Year Old Photo Of My Boyfriend When He Was A Cringy Teenager

NuclearHubris Report

#51

My Wife Loved Aaron Carter (2002)

My Wife Loved Aaron Carter (2002)

empw Report

Kjorn
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

must be ashamed of it now. We are all ashamed of what we loved when we were Young :-)

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#52

The 90's Were Not Kind To My Wife

The 90's Were Not Kind To My Wife

sho3 Report

Cherie O
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Mom jeans were all we could get back then!! Not her fault!

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#53

This Would Be My Boyfriend When He Was In High School

This Would Be My Boyfriend When He Was In High School

vanfullofpunx Report

#54

My Wife's Hip-Hop Dance Performance In The Early 90's

My Wife's Hip-Hop Dance Performance In The Early 90's

revdell Report

#55

With His Permission I Give You My Boyfriend In 2009. Ultimate Scene Kid Look

With His Permission I Give You My Boyfriend In 2009. Ultimate Scene Kid Look

MrsSwanson Report

Neeraj Jha
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

For a sec, I thought they all are wearing black face mask.

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#56

My Mother-In-Law Made My Husband Do Dance For Many Years

My Mother-In-Law Made My Husband Do Dance For Many Years

jellyfishlove Report

#57

My Husband And His Scooter. Around 1999/2000

My Husband And His Scooter. Around 1999/2000

rel318 Report

#58

Ladies And Gentleman, My Husband. And This Is After I First Met Him