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I Hate Christmas Shopping

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

    We Avoided The Crush

    We LOVE christmas - but have always hated shopping, so we always shop online.   We sat down with a bottle of wine, a roaring fire, mince pies and got ours done in 1 hour.   We looked around for a few central directories, and we found one that covers nearly 60 shops...
    neilhwilliams neilhwilliams 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M Dec 22, 2013

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    if i do it in december.

    I dont like to be rushed because i usually end up with nothing.
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F Sep 28, 2014

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    I got up at 5:30 am today

    and bought a bunch of gift cards, the store was empty and I was out of there in less than 30 minutes
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Dec 21, 2014

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    Organisation Is a Must!

    Normally i'm done by now...i hate it when in some cases, its a week before christmas and ive still got presents to get! i hate shopping in general never mind when its Kamikase crimbo shopping hat envolves dodging other peoples shopping, bodies, children and prams! when its so...
    chipstickz chipstickz 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2007

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    Christmas Shopping

    Christmas shopping,Hate it,So expensive,never know,What people really want,Often end uo,Gettin' them somethin',They just don't wany!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 5, 2012

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    Santa is a Woman I hate to be the one to defy sacred myth, but I believe he's a she. Think about it. Christmas is a big, organized, warm, fuzzy, nurturing social deal, and I have...
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    It's hard to believe but school starts in less than a month. Today my mom and I went shopping for school supplies but also for some new clothes too. I got a couple of new dresses...
    ericawalker ericawalker 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    YogurtCup YogurtCup 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I do nearly all my Christmas shopping on line saves all the hustle and bustle of the crowded shops and having to listen to the repeated old Christmas chart songs that then get...
    crafty48 crafty48 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    my favorite time of year...Christmas. I always remember the happy times with my family. I have a rather large family and for the last 23 years we haven't gotten together. my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20

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    I've had such a great day shopping :) I have purchased 5 new pairs of knickers, a few matching bras, a flowery skater dress, some new tights, a new make up bag and loads of new...
    GirlyLisaTG GirlyLisaTG 26-30, T 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I'd be willing to bet if you asked most people what their favorite holiday is that most of them would say Christmas, not not me. Christmas is my 2nd favorite holiday behind...
    marlene41298 marlene41298 16-17, F Jul 19

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    I love shopping for lingerie especially with SO. Mutual lingerie shopping is truly a joy finding each other things. Now i shop alone but still is fun.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I REALLY need retail therapy right now...I had a dream that I was in this huge shopping mall, but I was looking at price tags. One day, price tags won't be an issue...now where's...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I love everything about Christmas from decorations to the food (I hate receiving I'd rather give then receive). I LOVE LOOKING AT THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AND CHRISTMAS MUSIC
    eddie2448 eddie2448 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    online* shopping bc I hate pushing through people to find really cute clothes.
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    Bought a new leather bag and wallet ... I regretted having bought that bag... It doesn't look as good as the way I saw it at the beginning ... I hate that I couldn't resist myself...
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