I Dread Seeing My Family On the Holidays

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    Holidays=Drama Time

    Let me start off by saying that it's not my immediate family that I have a problem with. It's my extended family, specifically on my mother's side. How should I put this? Hmmm...they are jerks and drama queens. Instead of everyone coming together to celebrate the holidays in...
    PenelopeParfait PenelopeParfait
    18-21, F
    Nov 12, 2012

    I Dread Seeing My Family Al...

    I dread seeing my family always. They make fun of me, patronize me, tease me, ignore me and offend me.
    numisiro numisiro
    36-40, M
    Dec 28, 2008

    Where 2 Go?

    i am trying to figure out what to do and where to go for thanksgiving this year. my wedding anniversary falls on the same day. usually we are even years at his parents; odd at mine (um...yeah). when my son went to college it really threw off the schedule since we went to see him...
    FeelingCrazy FeelingCrazy
    1 Response Oct 31, 2007

    Happy Holidays

    I'm actually looking foward to it.  I'd like to see everyone ... my family, families family, etc ...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Dec 2, 2011

    Scared :-x

    my 5th sem is over and now  i am going back home .. winter vacations .. everything is fine except how  i screwed up in my exams . :D my parents will be really sad on my performance .. this is eating me up .. well i hope i ll lie again and try to do something better this...
    fattyfattyucisfatty fattyfattyucisfatty
    18-21, M
    Dec 13, 2007

    Extended Family Is Distant

    I am very close to my immediate family but my grandparents and other relatives on my Dad's family is another story.  I dread going to family reunions and other gatherings because my immediate family is the most normal.  When Dad was helping my Grandpa out...
    Marie1979 Marie1979
    1 Response Dec 28, 2008

    **** You. In Plain English ...

    I do dread seeing my family on the Holidays. I think I'm only invited because "It's the right thing to do" I don't even get personally invited by my family, it by my father. No one cares if I really go. It's just a bunch of people who think I'm too young and naive. Last time I...
    allissaxx allissaxx
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2010

    Thanksgiving Is Tough For Me...

    Seeing my family over Thanksgiving is always tough. Fighting, anxiety... I am dreading it already...
    EPJulio EPJulio
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Oct 24, 2007

    That Doesnt Mean I Dislike Them

    The issue I have with it is that it's oberwelming. I have a big family. My mom has 6 broters and sisters. I have me and my brother have fourteen first cousins, and eleven second cousins and thats just on my moms side. When we meet it's overwhelming for me. Im just not good with...
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    Aug 3, 2012
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