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16 photos that perfectly sum up life as a third wheel

When your best friends are going out, it looks something like this.

BEING A THIRD wheel can happen to the best of us. Everyone has been in that position where you’re best friends with a couple and every night out seems to end up with just the three of you.

You’re not the first – and you won’t be the last:

1. Throughout history, the third wheel has always been there

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Hanging on and being awkward.

2. Ruining romantic photo opportunities on nights out

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3. Trying to fit in while the couple larks around

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4. Not knowing what to do when they’re shifting

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5. And your only other option being the awkward look away

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6. The helpful third wheeler

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7. If restaurants catered to third wheels

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8. Which every single restaurant should do

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That extra space is just too painful to glance over at all night.

9. Trying to get some of the attention

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10. When food just matters more

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It’s always been there for you.

11. When the only thing you can do is stare the camera out of it

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^representing third wheels everywhere

12. And you’re in the cinema like

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13. When the couple is so relaxed together they go for a nap

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And you just check your phone. Again.

14. At a party you’re left holding the balloons

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15. Every photo is an awkward opportunity to prove your third wheel status

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Not sorry.

16. Even multiple couples don’t stop third wheelers from wheelin’

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Absolute troopers.

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About the author:

David Elkin

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