29 People Share The Embarrassing Moments That Still Haunt Them To This Day

Everyone has a few embarrassing stories of utter mortification in their past that they wish they could forget. So when a Twitter user named Andy Ryan recently shared a cold sweat-inducing anecdote about the time he thought he was going to get free ice cream…and didn’t, the post went extremely viral, racking up over half a million likes.

Clearly by recounting a simple misunderstanding that nevertheless still haunts him to this day, Andy had tapped into a common human experience of public humiliation. 

Now thousands are chiming in with their own embarrassing stories that range from the mildly awkward to the deeply traumatizing.

Here are some of the best/worst.

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