I Am Spending My First Christmas Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    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

    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
    18-21, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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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