That point in time when a parent overstays their short welcome with their adolescent's friends.
That feeling a parent gets that emanates from the back of a car - usually accompanied by uncomfortable silence from a teen.
That feeling an adolescent gets in front of their friends - when their parents say anything remotely friendly, clever or welcoming beyond hello.
Angie felt completely dorkward when her Dad would NOT speak with her friends. How could he be so embarrassing?
The next day Angie felt completely dorkward when her Dad spoke with her friends. How could he be so embarrassing?
Although he tried covering up, Phil Dunfy felt completely dorkward with Hayley at college orientation.
Each Saturday Kylie felt dorkward whenever it was her Dad's turn to take her and three girl friends for the 20 minute ride to athletics.