I Am Spending My First Christmas Alone

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    Alone For Christmas At 17, Earlier Than Expected.

    Every year I've always had a wonderful Christmas with the family; Mom, Dad who I love very much, and big sister who's a pain in the *** but very nice to me on xmas day. Plenty of presents, lots of decorations, lights, huge tree, tinsel, the works. We'd watch movies all day and...
    Elvyne Elvyne
    16-17, F
    Dec 25, 2012

    Not Really But Close

    i ave spent holidays alone sense my wife was killed at 19 for a few years i was withour grandparenst then they passed on i have 2 kids thatlive withm e but it is not the same
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Dec 17, 2011

    Alone For Christmas

    on 7th January 2012 I left my family home. The reason being was because I had never been treated right and was a slave to my own family and my parents were my own worst enemy and bullies. I would cry myself to sleep everynight I was home. I was at uni so only visited home over...
    kem00049 kem00049
    Sep 16, 2012

    I Liked My Christmas

    This year I decided to spend Christmas home alone. The two boys were spending the day with their girl's families and my daughter went to her Dad. My mother asked me if I wanted to join her and go to our extended family gathering. I considered it for a moment. Last year we sat...
    Grieta Grieta
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

    Spending My First Christmas Alone

    This is the first Christmas that I will spend alone.... my divorce was final in July..which came as a total shock to me... I have put up a small 3 foot fake tree, and a few items around this small apartment.. Trying to dig deep inside of my heart to celebrate the birth of Christ...
    SharmonTib SharmonTib
    Dec 13, 2011

    Haunted By The Ghosts Of Christmas Past

    Growing up, my family moved around a lot.  As far as this story is concerned, the reasons we moved so much are not really all that important.  It seems, though, that no matter where we lived, we always found a way to spend Christmas together.  We may have been, in...
    MisterC MisterC
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Dec 25, 2009

    I Want To Spend Christmas Alone

    My husband and i have recently separated, and i have found these past few months of separation really difficult to deal with! There was so much abuse from him i had no option but to leave. My dilemma is that i have been invited to my daughter and son in law's for christmas day...
    MmhO MmhO
    51-55, F
    1 Response Dec 16, 2011

    In a year of many firsts,

    yet another comes along. My first Christmas alone without family I am transitioning male to female ( and yes it was my decision , and no I have no regrets )and with that comes a raft of new experiences many have been exhilarating exciting and wonderful . Some however are not...
    Dana1964 Dana1964
    46-50, T
    Dec 22, 2013

    He`s Here But Im Still Alone

    When you have been with someone for so long you think that you have to be there.He`s here with me but i`m still alone .Some people think that just because you sleep together every night that`s all there is to it .I`m here to tell you that`s not it all .
    yolandertomlin yolandertomlin
    41-45, F
    Dec 26, 2011

    Alone On Christmas/husband Left 3 Days Ago

    Today has been hell. I am all alone after my husband left me 3 days ago. The pain is unbearable and I can't even sleep the day away. When will the pain end?
    Happiness7 Happiness7
    1 Response Dec 25, 2011
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