I Hate Being Alone Around the Holidays

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    The Holidays Make Me Sad

    Deck the halls, etc. Tis the season to be jolly.....Yeah whatevs! As I get older the holidays have become less and less happy for me. My immediate family does not live near. My Dad passed away a few years ago. My Mom lives outside the U.S. and I don't have the money right now to...
    blaqbbwkween blaqbbwkween
    51-55, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2013

    Another Year Cramped By Depression And Loneliness.

    Anyone ever say, "I no what you're going through" or "I understand"? I'm sure more we have all heard it more than once. Well, I'm 31 years old and have had to hear it for 15 miserable years. I have never spent the holidays with anyone but family, which is fine, but having the...
    gps12 gps12
    1 Response Dec 11, 2012

    Merry Christmas :(

    Here is it Christmas morning. I get up to a quiet, lonely house. Not even any decorations. I couldn't get into the mood to decorate. Why bother? No one is going to come to my house. I went to bed early last night...not in anticipation of Santa coming. :) I went to be early...
    jlitzenb jlitzenb
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Dec 25, 2012


    I really enjoy the holidays, especially Christmastime, but I hate spending every holiday alone. I really want someone to share the joy that I have in each holiday. I want someone to pick out a tree with me, and go Christmas shopping. Maybe that will happen someday soon :)
    fs9834 fs9834
    18-21, F
    Aug 7, 2010

    Taking Charge To Not Be Alone Anymore

    I hate being alone around the holidays.  There are lots of articles about finding a hobby, volunteering, or reaching out, but that's  not the point.   There are lots of ways to not be alone, but the real goal is not just finding companionship — it&rsquo...
    Holi Holi
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2009

    Dreading The Holidays.....

    I have Thanksgiving and New Year's taken care of......I have to work. Last year I signed up for all of the holidays even though it wasn't required because my husband and I were separated and I just didn't even want to think about it. This year I am divorced. I have a small circle...
    ironandcoffee ironandcoffee
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Nov 26, 2013

    Our families idea of celebrating the holidays

    was to have a special meal made by "meals on wheels@ and then fall asleep watching television. With 3 tv's one for each of us we watched the ball drop in Times Square and said happy new year. My father died in April of 2003 my mother in March of 2009. Leaving me alone in a...
    ATroubledLife ATroubledLife
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2013
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