Every third-wheeler knows these dating struggles

Not all of us are lucky enough to have a special someone—some of us just have a front row seat to our friend's realtionships. It's awesome to get to know your bestie's bae and tag along on their adventures. What's not fun: third-wheeling. Check out these GIFs that are the epitome of third wheeling.

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Not getting the inside jokes
I just want to feel included. Is that too much to ask?!

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Watching them feed each other
I'm pretty sure we would all have more fun if we fed ourselves.

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Sitting through a sappy movie
I love rom-coms, but I'm really in the mood for an action flick tonight. Also, it's my turn to pick.

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Getting set up
If I wanted a blind date, I would ask for one!

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Hearing the same stories every time you hang out
Over and over and over.

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Wishing it was you and your crush
One of these days *you'll* be the third wheel. 

Have you ever third-wheeled? How was it? Share your thoughts on this topic in the comments!

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by Julia Bonney | 5/20/2017