We've seen some pretty cringe-worthy moments in our lifetime, but these next ten examples of people failing to high five each other might take the cake.

The high five is a time-honored gesture of camaraderie, support or celebration. Of course, it can take on different forms, such as the fist bump, forearm grab or slap grab. Any of these gestures can be offered as a means of expressing one's positive regard for someone or as a way to spread elation. But sometimes, things can go wrong. And when things go wrong, it can get pretty awkward.

Below you'll find examples of the 10 Most Awkward High Fives of All Time. These grimace-inducing moments of failure have been capture in GIF form so that you may somehow avoid the same mistakes.

And here is an example of the right way to high five someone: