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I Dont Like Holidays

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    I honestly don't like holidays anymore it's

    just a day that I get verbally attacked by my family. Today I feel like **** and wish it would end because no matter what I WILL NEVER BE GOOD ENOUGH for them.
    sorenelrain sorenelrain 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Ba Humbug!

    Over the years holidays have become such a chore. I don’t get to enjoy them as I’m the one running from house to house visiting and helping out. I just want a year of holidays that allow me to enjoy and not just everyone else. It sounds fair right?
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Oct 8, 2007

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    Some Good Some Bad

    The fourth of july is my favorite next to Halloween. Halloween is not fun anymore because i'm an adult body, and don't have any friends! But both holidays appeal to me. I love loud noises(when I expect them) and scary stuff. Thanksgiving and Christmas is another thing. Emphasis...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 5, 2010

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    Kinda

    i used to love the holidays, and i guess in certain ways i still do...but honestly, in many other respects i'm over it!! it's just a pile of obligations i can't get out of.
    natasha9 natasha9 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2008

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    They are pagan,evil,and gaudy self-serving

    displays of wealth. My upbringing was tied to the Jehovah's Witnesses religion which forbids paganism,but even without there wouldn't have been holiday celebrations. My mother was raised Holyrolling Pentecostal with birthdays and stereotypical Christian holidays,but noticed as...
    ZenithOmega ZenithOmega 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I Used to

    I used to love the holidays but that was when I believed there was the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus.  My holidays stopped when I moved out of my parents home into my own.  It has been years since I have received anything from my parents.  I have sent them stuff...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Dec 23, 2007

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    Because I Miss Them

    New Years- Is always terrible....I always wind up drinking too much and I get all emotional about the people who aren't in my life anymore and the path my life has taken. I dread wasting another year Valentines day- A total waste of time without my soulmate. Easter- This was...
    LivingInMyDreams LivingInMyDreams 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2010

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    Hello everyone. :) Hope you are having a nice day and I wish you great Winter Holidays.. I guess I should start with telling that I am a very sensitive person, lets say over...
    AnnaLeah94 AnnaLeah94 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    Hey older people of EP, my grandma is 77 still pretty healthy. (I mean still living well for a 77yr old). BUT she gets absolutely mental around the holidays and I can't stand it...
    birdoparadise birdoparadise 22-25 Dec 8

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    I moved to Texas 12 years ago, and rarely have I spent the holidays alone. I have traveled to see family or been with friends but I still feel alone or like I am crashing someone...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Dec 7

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    Spirit Of ChristmasWhen pretty lights, change the city nightsWhen smiles instead of frowns, pass you byThere's a chill that's in the airWarmed by feelings we all shareLet's us know...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 7

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    I'm not fond of them. I suppose if I had kids and stuff things would be different. Actually the main reason I wanted kids was to make my own close knit family so that when holidays...
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hey guys So today was my last day of school for the year. So I have a six and a half week break after this. Lemme just say that I hate holidays. HATE them. I always feel more sad...
    Greenvines123 Greenvines123 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Am I the only one who is alone on the holidays? Family lives in another state, I see them 1x a year. someone just called me a Debbie downer. I was upset by how could anyone survive...
    TearsWW TearsWW 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The holidays Make me want to kill myself... Something happens every year that ruins everything... ALWAYS... The holidays is my worst time of year.. I want to curl up into a ball...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Thats right, i did nothing for thanksgiving, went out browsed the town to see what i wanted for christmas. and now christmas is rolling around. i look at the tree that my brother...
    HakuZail HakuZail 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    So I'm spending today mostly alone, since my family doesn't like me very much and my bestie has her own family she gets to spend it with. It's okay, really. I mean, at least no...
    luna1912 luna1912 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I feel like always baking during the holidays! I love making cookies, cakes, fudge, and much! Maybe it's the holiday spirit in me but I love the feeling. Escepcially listening to...
    vallerinaballerina vallerinaballerina 18-21, F Dec 11

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    Here we go another round of depression... Ugh why do holidays have to be so depressing
    JustMeWuuuut JustMeWuuuut 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    It is that time of year again in the US, where everyone puts on their 'gift of giving' hats for another month or so. I DO feel that it is not such a bad thing to be reminded of...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    I hate being single around the holidays ugh
    adeechloe adeechloe 13-15, F Nov 27

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    Happy Thanks Giving, Enjoy the holidays'
    RAnonymous7 RAnonymous7 18-21, F Nov 27

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    I'm so not looking forward to Christmas this year...it was hard enough when we lost dad to heart attack in 2011, but losing mom this past January has made the upcoming holidays...
    Fornicaria Fornicaria 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    This past Thanksgiving was one I am ready to forget! Between falling on my right shoulder and right wrist, hitting black ice crashing the car ( 5 hours later) only to come home...
    rosesheart rosesheart 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    It my favorite time of year. I'm happy wherever I am if its during the holidays. Even this holiday, I wish I was somewhere else. But I'm just happy it's Christmas time. ^_^
    pinkypie5 pinkypie5 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I really hate spending the holidays alone. I'm ready for it to be over with already! Get back to the normal life, where being alone isn't something depressing. Tears are my gift...
    DeeplyLoves DeeplyLoves 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    Happy Holidays... Enjoy it and be happy.
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    Okay so my in laws and I don't get along! They are sneaky, deceptive, fake, and the list could go on and on One example out of many is when I was in the hospital having my...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    The holidays have lost their luster and excitement for me. When I was a child I would always be the most excited to visit family and open gifts. Now it almost feels like i am going...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F Dec 7

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    The holidays have lost their luster and excitement for me. When I was a child I would always be the most excited to visit family and open gifts. Now it almost feels like i am going...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F Dec 7

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    The holidays have lost their luster and excitement for me. When I was a child I would always be the most excited to visit family and open gifts. Now it almost feels like i am going...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F Dec 7

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    The holidays have lost their luster and excitement for me. When I was a child I would always be the most excited to visit family and open gifts. Now it almost feels like i am going...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    I seem to get many requests to write about the laundry room -and I do have one more holiday event that I can write about if stll intereest in me writing about it. Even though it is...
    Petraschka Petraschka 22-25, F Nov 30

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    Top Ten Things To Say About Christmas Gifts You Don't Like! 10. Hey! There's a gift!! 9. Well, Well, Well ... 8. Wow, if I had not recently shot up 4 sizes that would've fit. 7...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 2

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    I hope one day I will get the opportunity. It’s the cause of more than a little sibling jealousy in me that both my older brother and sister have visited many places as part of...
    morea morea 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    This is the first year of my 32 years alive that i just don't care. I have worked 12 going on 13 years in retail and you would think that alone might make me not like Christmas but...
    thongluvr582 thongluvr582 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I like my body. Now especially because I've been working out and have taken care of myself physically since my diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. I have lost 70 lbs since March and I'm...
    thongluvr582 thongluvr582 31-35, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Especially when the holidays are around. Just want to just cuddle with someone and relax. Feel our chemistry building between us and lounge to some mellow music
    jonnygoode74 jonnygoode74 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Every one seems to forget me around this time of year. Either that i am the last person to think of on everyones mind. I'm tired of trying. I guess no one really likes me. People...
    Chibichaos Chibichaos 26-30, F Nov 23

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    Just "ugh"!!! It's time for my yearly visit to the liquor store so I can attend all these long family gatherings and pretend to like it.
    Ladyscorpioz Ladyscorpioz 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    For the holidays this year, the only gifts I am giving are banked with love. Cashew Clusters! Cookies! And my grandmothers Pumpkin Bread recipe! Giving the gift of love through...
    WindWalkingDreamWeaver WindWalkingDreamWeaver 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    So family and friends receive christmas. Card 2014 from. Ex and his new wife, The new wife was a girl wrote him letters while in Vietnam to include a dear john letter dumping...
    willisca49 willisca49 61-65, F Dec 12

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    So tonight is Christmas themed, everyone has to dress in something related to Christmas for cheer practice tonight, gaha, This picture wasn't intentional. My mom told me something...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    yeah.. too many people in my family have died around the holidays. I don't have a job right now and I couldn't get anyone presents. ITS NEVER REALLY ABOUT ANYTHING BUT THE GIFTS...
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F