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

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

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Little letitia
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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karen snyder
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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Little letitia
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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

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Night Owl
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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Chyppa Homer
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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

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

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SnowyLynx
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So true for all students, teachers, parents of students

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snoozy womble
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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diane a
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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Little letitia
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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Xandra
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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

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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Mad Haberdasheress
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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

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Daria B
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

When you're a kid: "Mommy! Daddy! Buy me that doll house!" When you're an adult: "Honey, did we pay the rent?"

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Piku
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well what a coincidence , i am watching Rapunzel right now

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LoneWolfie
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I live in California, it never snows TT^TT

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Alexandru Bucur
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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Randomcthulu
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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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Night Owl
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I would find the heavy backpack more problematic (depending on how heavy it is, of course)

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S.
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Let this be on the top.

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Biljana Malesevic
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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

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Nataliia Portillo
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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CozaEVE
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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Alexandru Bucur
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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