There's awkward, and then there's modern awkward. What's the difference? Well, not even ten years ago, you didn't feel uneasy without your phone in public place, you didn't feel schadenfreude of someone's text messages split by each word, and you definitely didn't feel uncomfortable going out without any makeup on.

Mariya, also known as Pinks&Roses in the online comics society, perfectly illustrates these everyday awkward situations in her little black, white and pink girly sketches. She likes to keep her comic strips authentic and draws them mainly by hand, only adding the pink tones in Photoshop.

Mariya often illustrates her own problems in these funny comic strips, but sometimes she uses other people's misfortunes too. The purpose of her drawings, as she says, is "to spread a more lighthearted perspective on one's own daily life." And in our opinion, these funny comics indeed succeed at that.

Now, scroll along for a dose of awkwardly funny cartoons below!

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MagicalUnicorn 9 months ago

i am more surprised she can sleep with her feed out of blanket...i couldn't :D

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ADHORTATOR 9 months ago

So does my wife...

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ADHORTATOR 9 months ago

Spare shoes... :-)

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SnowyLynx 9 months ago

So frustrating

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Ladies and Gentlemen 9 months ago

Milk to the rescue!

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Little letitia 9 months ago

The sentence "how it feels like" makes me extremely uncomfortable.

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Kiahna 9 months ago

WHERE ARE THE POCKETS IN FEMALE ATTIRE?

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karen snyder 9 months ago

As a 40 year old woman, it concerns me that callers still ask if my Mom or Dad can come to the phone. I'm like, "yeah, sure, Credit Union, I'll just facetime them in Florida for ya."

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SnowyLynx 9 months ago

Yup

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Night Owl 9 months ago

Still counts

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Little letitia 9 months ago

Story of my life. I have learnt to follow up any introductions given to my now with the disclaimer "I do apologise but I will have no idea what your name is again in about 30 seconds"

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Ladies and Gentlemen 9 months ago

Passport photos are still better the ones you get on your driver license or other govt. issues ID cards.

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Little letitia 9 months ago

And rinse + repeat 4 times!

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Night Owl 9 months ago

And if it's higher (or you're shorter), you can use your elbow

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Chyppa Homer 9 months ago

There's a great pitch. "Learn accounting while also curing your insomnia. All in one happy little book !" :D

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diane a 9 months ago

Many years ago we managed without mobiles. We managed to get around the country and the world without them. What is the desperation to be "connected" or forever on games. Get a life

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Laura Pieragostini 9 months ago

Why one pizza for 3 people?! I ate my own full pizza, thanks. 33 cm.

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SnowyLynx 9 months ago

So true for all students, teachers, parents of students

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snoozy womble 9 months ago

as a British person I find this very unpalatable and upsetting!

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diane a 9 months ago

Love "Gone with the Wind" sums up my hair perfectly - plus it is the best film ever

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Little letitia 9 months ago

Ohhhh my mum's homemade Scottish broth is the epitome of this comic!

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Xandra 9 months ago

That's a test rigged for failure... Let's just set it to "At least one spoon left in the jar".

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diane a 9 months ago

this brings back memories of pre-lycra - when you had to lay on the floor to do your jeans up

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Doodlebug 9 months ago

Lol - my parents split up when I was 8. I can still pack to go anywhere with a half hour's notice!

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Kata Gyurkócza 9 months ago

Spiders are cute! :3

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Mad Haberdasheress 9 months ago

OMG, so true! Or even worse - I usually don't wear makeup (my skin is super sensitive) and I went for a job interview. The feedback I got was "your qualifications more than justify hiring you for this position, however, our office expects our employees to maintain a certain level of professionalism and preparedness in their appearance." I was in a business suit and my hair was flawless - the only difference between me and the other women in the office was that I wasn't wearing makeup. Sigh.

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Biljana Malesevic 9 months ago

I am not even sitting. I am lying down with board on my knees.

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Jennifer Scott 6 months ago

Don't forget the graceless chasing after it, only to discover cute guy was standing 20ft away witnessing the whole thing.

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Aussie Stace 9 months ago

I agree

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Roald Andresen 9 months ago

Making new friends as an adult is hard - the rules were simpler earlier.

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Night Owl 9 months ago

Different skin *shrugs*

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Piku 9 months ago

Well what a coincidence , i am watching Rapunzel right now

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Daria B 9 months ago

Nower → Google, Google in the phone....

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SnowyLynx 9 months ago

Yup

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SnowyLynx 9 months ago

Life

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MJ 9 months ago

Second one, every year...

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Γεώργιος Γιολδάσης 9 months ago

Also, LOL :) :)

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Biljana Malesevic 9 months ago

Or on Monday.

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Alexandru Bucur 9 months ago

My girlfriend is quite the opposite. She will drink water from the first receptacle she finds in the dish rack. That includes empty jars and assorted containers, pans, shallow bowls and, in one memorable occasion, the tea kettle.

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Mad Haberdasheress 9 months ago

The second is preferable anyway, in my book! :-)

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VM Hiraii 9 months ago

Baam!

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Adrienne Thiery 9 months ago

There's a gravitational pull towards food

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Randomcthulu 9 months ago

I used to get something like Hot Pockets while grocery shopping, and would throw them into the microwave as soon as I got home, that way they wouldn't be the temperature of the sun once I was done unloading the car and putting everything away

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Electric isopod 9 months ago

You're suppose to hug for 20 seconds. 20 seconds might feel a bit long, but it's to achieve the full effects of a hug. A hug can mean a lot some

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MJ 9 months ago

Cr*p in the woods. Ok, I'm out...

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Emma B 9 months ago

I wish I had friends like that!

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Mad Haberdasheress 9 months ago

Ooohhh, well played!

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Doodlebug 9 months ago

The ultimate relationship test.

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S. 9 months ago

Let this be on the top.

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Biljana Malesevic 9 months ago

Once I saw myself on video while exercising. NEVER do that! Never! it's even worse than this second picture.

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Xandra 9 months ago

Ohhh, exactly this! I thought I was defective somehow...

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Nataliia Portillo 9 months ago

BAHAHAHAHA. Same, Same. I'm a night owl, but my pup wakes me up at 7am every morning so... yeaaaaah

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SnowyLynx 9 months ago

Lol

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CozaEVE 9 months ago

I helped my sister moved in at summer and she is exactly the same!

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Alexandru Bucur 9 months ago

There's also a third type, who like "negging" - you name your price, they get outraged and start insulting your merchandise, you, your family etc, claim they can find a better product for much less... and then ask for a discount.

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S. 9 months ago

I want me a date-mate* jeans. *The made up gender neutral term for gf/bf

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Tim Douglass 9 months ago

Living on a farm for years the dogs were always bringing in *very* interesting stuff!

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Jolee Koop 9 months ago

so true!!!

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Paranormal-Pinetrees 9 months ago

This is literally my mom every time she goes to the grocery store.

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Ola Polowczyk 9 months ago

Or a late dinner ;)

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Amanda Ford 9 months ago

I'm the first one! I've only been on a plane 4 times in my life, from Michigan to Florida (Disney World) and back both times. Once as a young teen and once around 2012-ish as a late 10yr anniversary.

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athornedrose 9 months ago

and yet i can't stop hiding

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Laugh Fan 9 months ago

YES!

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Amanda Ford 9 months ago

Everyone else: 5 total, me: 100+ Time taken: 5 mins

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Biljana Malesevic 9 months ago

I don't ever have things I don't need. They are always on need but will keep heap.

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Emma B 9 months ago

I have a Husky; it's the reverse for me!

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vera💖🏐🐳😘 5 months ago

and then you buy 9 gift cards because... why not??? lol

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RJ 9 months ago (edited)

I sometimes get complaints that I ignore ppl, but most know now that I just don't see em if they don't jump and wave in front of me.

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Adrienne Thiery 9 months ago

Didn't try pumpkin spice until yesterday. It was good but was it "let's hype it up each year like it's the second coming of Christ" good? No

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Adrienne Thiery 9 months ago

For me it's my wallet...damn 10 minutes late again

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Fiendhunter 9 months ago

Please don't

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Laugh Fan 9 months ago

Both of course!

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CozaEVE 9 months ago (edited)

Missed the bit when you realise you almost drank paint water :|

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Doodlebug 9 months ago

I'm "finally home" when the bra comes off!

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Leah Curtis 9 months ago

me too.

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