Definition: Vulnerability Hangover

Liquids can't help with this one.

Liquids can't help with this one.

/vəl-n(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē ˈ/ haNGˌōvər /

noun: vulnerability hangover; plural noun: vulnerability hangovers

1. The rush of regret you feel after sharing your weakness with others: A couple months ago I first shared my story with friends and family and I had one of the worst vulnerability hangovers of my life.

2. The lingering awkwardness you feel after trying something new that revealed a hidden or surprising weakness: Put out a video post on Insta. Was strange seeing myself on cam. Experiencing a vulnerability hangover.