Being a third wheel is almost like a rite of passage that no one actually ever wants to complete: At some point, we all go through it, and it doesn’t get any easier knowing that others have done it before you. You might be happy as can be for the love that your friends have found, but it doesn’t make it any easier to be the odd man (or woman) out when you hang. These two dudes took being the third wheel to the next level. One of them decided to document his life as a third wheel throughout the entire course of their relationship, from their first dates to their wedding. The other simply shows off his life as the ever-present third wheel in his brother’s relationship, to hilarious results. Seeing these photos, you might begin to to think that hey, being a third wheel isn’t so bad after all. Then again, try and go out with a couple and rethink that — especially when they start to make out.No matter how much you love your friends in love, nobody (yes, nobody) likes being the third wheel.
The back seat of the car, the single seat at the movies, the random blind date to make a foursome. The list goes on and on.
In fact, he seems to have documented his couple friends’ entire relationship, all the way up to the wedding.
And between his photos and the faces he makes in those photos, his life as a third wheel is just as awkward as you’d expect.
In other words, what’s a relationship without a third wheel to supplement it?
They’ll probably thank him for this later, don’t you think?
Even when it seems like they didn’t know he was there. You just don’t get more third wheel-ish than this, do you?
After all, what’s a romantic vacation without your third wheel following you the whole time.
His face is definitely all of us when we’ve been the third wheels.
Unless, of course, he was too busy standing behind them, creeping the whole time.
We now pronounce you husband, wife, and third wheel.
Her actually made a whole Instagram account dedicated to being the third wheel.
Except, it’s very clear that he is indeed.
He realized that even when he wasn’t trying, he was photobombing the romantic pics of his brother and his girlfriend.
The pictures got more and more creative as he went along, and it’s totally hilarious.
Alden is a designer at a 3D interactive software start-up in New York City — but on his resume, we’re hoping it just says “Third Wheel.”
They began suggesting ideas for “third wheel photos” for him to execute — which he does, and flawlessly.
Being a third wheel ain’t so bad if the couple you’re with is awesome.
Can you guess what it is?
He says he’s not sure how it’ll end. “Maybe I find myself a girlfriend…maybe they move away…maybe I’m a third wheel for life.”