I take Japanese Language Lessons from a couple of years. I remember talking to my friend telling her that there are mostly girls who sincerely attend these classes and eventually pass the exam too.
But much to my disappointment, for my level of Exam, out of 10 people attending the class , 9 are Boys. And I am the only girl, totally cornered!
And though it’s a free society and a modern world, I don’t know why but everyone feels so Awkward!
The guys won’t occupy a seat beside me unless every other seat in class is preoccupied. While going up or down by Lift, everyone (including me) feels shy. No one talks by looking at each other. Everyone of them moves faster whenever they pass by me. Meh!
I am unable to decide if it is just a awkward moment OR the result of my own or their cowardliness.
I have vivid memories of birthday parties when we we were in school. My friends’ moms used to cook delicious food.
And when we all began eating, if something tasted really good, I wanted to have it more.
But, when they came to serve more I used to politely refrain from taking it. And guess what, when they didn’t force me to take it I felt lost.
It was so cowardly of me!
If my friend judged by my expression that I may be wanting more, they used to shamelessly shout and say, “Aunty, She wants to have it more, but is feeling awkward.” THAT WAS SO SHABBY! This meant that I had to refuse again …and this time more sternly!
That was really an awkward moment to remember…
(Well, needless to say, Later I repeated the act of shouting targeting my other friends.. 😛 )
Another such incident is that of my Himalayan Camp.
We were around 25 girls in one room or 5-6 girls in one tent. I feel awkward to mention this, but I am incapable of putting new clothes amidst so many people!
I used to wait til everyone got dressed up and do it when everyone else had left.
The girls thought I was being SUCH A WIMP!
They didn’t know how awkward I felt.
Does it happen with everyone or am I being singled out?
Do share your moments here.
(I felt terribly awkward publishing this post.. DUH! 😦 )