Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Hate Christmas Shopping

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M Dec 22, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I really have quite a distaste for Christmas. The stress, the empty bank account, the weather, the guilt, the music, the running from one house to the other to the other to the...
    disarmlily1979 disarmlily1979 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Christmas means end of this year and beginning of new year soon. I used to love Christmas when I was a kid. Christmas tree, getting presents... and most importantly, holiday time...
    Eugene214 Eugene214 26-30, F Dec 28, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As I have got older I have fewer and fewer reasons to enjoy Christmas. I don't have Santa Claus, my children are all grown up, as I am retired even being off work is not unusual...
    Snootycat Snootycat 61-65, F Dec 30, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've had the worst Christmas of my life. Why are people such knob's?
    falsebeingwithin falsebeingwithin 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I still never had a good Christmas so who the **** santa clause
    frost103 frost103 22-25, M Dec 30, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    it was the night before Christmas, something went wrong with the heater and it wouldn't turn off. and the house became hot. I always share a room with my bros during 23-27 december...
    SpencerUK SpencerUK 16-17, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What do I love? .. The bright lights and colourful decorations .. Christmas tunes and movies .. Playing Secret Santa .. The kindness of a gift wrapped up in thoughtfulness...
    WanderingxYingxYang WanderingxYingxYang 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Step-dad to two girls, now 28 and 23. As well as a daughter of ten (together with my wife of eleven years). A short history on the early days reflects many of the stories I’ve...
    Gutsful Gutsful 46-50, M Dec 31, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have the stepdaughter tale to top them all... Step-dad to two girls, now 28 and 23. As well as a daughter of ten (together with my wife of eleven years). A short history on the...
    Gutsful Gutsful 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ok here's my experience....prepare yourself this is gonna be a bit lengthy in details, but I'll try to make it brief. I'm not here to bash the mother but I'm beyond tired of her...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I need to stop now I've nearly been trampled in the Christmas sales numerous times. I faced all the madness today just to go to mac and get a foundation. No more shopping until the...
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just after her son and I moved in together into our own house my sister died. She'd been ill for a while but we had thought that she was on the mend so it was a shock when she died...
    SarcasticCommentLoading SarcasticCommentLoading 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Shopping for pantyhose can be both exciting and nerve-racking for someone like me.. I love to see what pantyhose are available at the store and love looking at the packages and the...
    natfranny natfranny 22-25 7 Responses Jan 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My son, his wife and two preschool children came to visit from out of state, arriving Christmas Eve. I only see them about 6 times a year so I was looking forward to the visit...
    Seriouslysickofhim Seriouslysickofhim 61-65, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Anyone else used to love the holidays as a kid and now hate them as an adult? The primary reason for this are my in-laws (anyone else!?). My MIL is a lovely depressed alcoholic...
    violettec violettec 26-30, F Dec 29, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had the talk with my AH this morning. For christmas we had made the gift plans for our kids. I was to purchase the couple of items they wanted and we would give them a little...
    KatieDarling7 KatieDarling7 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    WARNING: The following "story" is simply a rant about how flakey my current "friend," *Lexi is. *Names have been changed to avoid any potential issues. Lexi has always been an...
    SouthernBelle01 SouthernBelle01 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can't WAIT to get to Tennessee!!! The main reason right now for leaving is that I get the hell away from my job. While I love just about everybody there, the "customer" and the...
    drummergrl06 drummergrl06 26-30, F Jan 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Tesco are good with after Christmas sales. I went to Tesco because I wanted some more thermal tights. My Tesco does not have them in my size. But there is a big Tesco near my...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    More and more I shop online for clothes. I find it much easier than going to the shop and hunting for clothes and seeing clothes I really really want but they ain't got it in my...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wouldn't call her "sister." She's more like my parents other daughter. It's amazing that two people so completely different can be born to the same family. As a kid, she had the...
    ELeathers ELeathers 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I actually really hate you, all you've ever done is want to keep up appearances within the ******* Sri Lankan community. Why won't you let me be yourself?!?! Why?! I can't go out...
    ihatemyfamily7 ihatemyfamily7 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Why is it that Australian women feel it is perfectly appropriate to wear leggings in public? Perfectly ok if they are out exercising as it is appropriate, but to wear out shopping...
    coolibaz coolibaz 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I went shopping for groceries at Walmart today. And afterwards, a lady came up to me in the parking lot begging for money. So I said sure I can give you some money, and ended up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Seeing other girls go shopping and buy pretty things once every week... I go on one shopping spree each year because I can barely afford anything :( Once I was able to make money...
    tristful tristful 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My husband and I have been married 2 years and together 5. He has 2 kids, 9 & 11, both boys. When we got together, they lived an hour away from me. We got them on the weekends and...
    stepmom429 stepmom429 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    its been 2 weeks since we've split up. We were together for four years and it was a long distance relationship. It was working out so well and we were so happy! I graduated from...
    ambi1991 ambi1991 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Almost everything about it drives me insane. The fast pace of life, the mostly freezing weather except for summer and then these freak cold spells in the summer. I Get very easily...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There are nearly no relatives I like. They treat me like garbage. But I have one cousin who I'd only met once, but I'd always ask to talk to him too when I'd talk to my aunt. It...
    compassionateear compassionateear 46-50 1 Response Jan 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Maybe I shouldn't post in this experience. I don't hate being a stepmom. Not anymore anyway. I don't hate being a stepmom because I am OVER being a stepmom. The "children" are...
    sueselala sueselala 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate my father because he hates me. I've had enough of trying to build a relationship with him an am now convinced he hates my existence. He's someone who would blatantly show...
    MouldyLatte MouldyLatte 13-15, F Jan 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I do hate being lied to, I hate fake promises and fake words of affection, I think it's always better to be upfront and tell the truth no matter how much it hurts at the end I...
    Marlenyfl83 Marlenyfl83 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been married to my husband for 7 years. We both have had our ups and downs and like most our marriage is far from perfect. I never really had a problem with my SIL, SMIL, or...
    hm3mac hm3mac 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love Christmas this Christmas was okay I was sick and still sick I have like a sinus infection and had a minor case of strep throat it was awful cause my family we were hosting...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate people who only think about themselves. I have a friend, well, kind of my friend. I met him through my boyfriend, so he's really his friend. Anyway, yesterday, a bunch of...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The tradition of celebrating New Year originated in ancient Mesopotamia 5000 years ago. New Year Babylonians began with the month of Nissan (which coincides with the day of the...
    dasha2 dasha2 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For people who miss Christmas, there is a Christmas house in Yokohama which is celebrating Christmas all year along. The house is fully ornamented with Christmas items both the...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really like Christmas music. I am famous in my family for it. A few months ago I was listening to Christmas CDs. My sister came in and said, "Christmas music? It must be August...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Dec 31, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    One of the joys I've discovered of being transgender is how it's changed my relationships with my women friends. In the past decade, I've become friends with a large number of...
    PennySterling PennySterling 51-55, T 4 Responses Jan 20

    Your Response

    Cancel