15 Things To Avoid Doing At A High School Reunion

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Vote up the high school reunion stories you don't want to repeat.

High school reunions are known for being awkward. There are plenty of things to avoid doing at a high school reunion if you want to enjoy the event, and these Redditors have been generous enough to share their high school reunion horror stories. Read on to learn what not to do at your high school reunion via these terrible tales.


  • 1
    2,089 VOTES

    Kissed Their High School Girlfriend In Front Of Her Husband

    From Redditor u/JustaReverseFridge:

    My friend said her cousin's high school reunion was really awkward because this guy ran up and kissed his high school girlfriend without her asking and then got in a fist fight with her husband, did not turn out well from what I heard.

    2,089 votes
  • 2
    2,741 VOTES

    Found Out He Had A Daughter Thirty Years Later

    From Redditor u/isisis:

    When my dad went to his 30-year reunion, a woman he hadn't seen since graduation came up to him.

    Her: "Hi Steve. Remember me?"

    Him: "Hey Pam! How are you?"

    Her: "Oh, I'm good. We have a 29 year old daughter I have her phone number if you want to call her."

    2,741 votes
  • 3
    2,407 VOTES

    Wore Their Prom Dress And Embarrassed Themselves

    From Redditor u/honey579badger:

    When i was like 6 i went to my dad small town 30(?) yr reunion. His ex fiancé (not my mom) was dressed in her prom dress. And kept talking to me saying she should have been my mommy. Even then i knew that was weird.

    2,407 votes
  • 4
    1,550 VOTES

    Didn't Show Up And Was Listed As Deceased

    From Redditor u/unplayed_namer:

    A friend of mine went to our 10 years and noted that I was listed as deceased in the program. Not sure how or why that happened, but I'm just going to leave it at that.

    1,550 votes
  • 5
    1,544 VOTES

    Brought Kids To A Bar And Were Escorted Out By Police

    From Redditor u/WeedleBeest:

    10 year reunion held at a bar owned by former classmate; started at 10 pm. Owner told people adults over 21 only. People said they needed to bring their kids and were told no.

    Several people brought their babies and toddlers anyway. Parents drank like teenagers and the kids ran wild. Owner called cops who watched the parents be negligent. Parents escorted out by some cops and their kids were taken out by others.

    1,544 votes
  • 6
    1,588 VOTES

    Their Peers Had No Idea Who They Were

    From Redditor u/lahaina1:

    Not my story, but my dad's: He went to his 10-year high school reunion with my mom. Throughout the entire night, everyone would walk up to my mom and start a conversation with her thinking that they had gone to school with her. She would have to introduce them to my dad...

    1,588 votes