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I Hate Christmas Shopping

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    and i have very good reasons to :) my parents never got married and my younger brother and i were born out of wedlock. my dad used to always beat my mom and get way too drunk, use...
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    I absolutely HATE reading stories/hearing things about children being hurt, ESPECIALLY BECAUSE OTHER PEOPLE!!!! It makes me so angry. No harm should be done to a child, no excuses...
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    keep your bs to yourself I friggin hate it!
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    You broke me. You opened me up, found the only living organ left in me and jump started my whole body to being a vessel of warmth and feeling again. I hate you for that. I was...
    Kizzykinz Kizzykinz 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I would spend hours shopping whether it's online or out at the store.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I shouldn't be allowed go shopping. I'll spend hundreds of dollars in a day if you let me loose in a shopping mall!
    emily97rose emily97rose 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I was a child we didn't celebrate Christmas since are family kinda split. Although we did still get gifts but there wasn't a house party or anything. When I turned 16 my...
    VictoriaS2 VictoriaS2 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Do you ever wonder why I use sexy avatars? Its because it gives me a lil boost. It makes me feel somewhat good, even if they aren't me...shallow i know =/ Do ever wonder why I...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate 4th of July! So annoying with the aggressive jingoism, arrogance, and hubris. Even the loud colors are tacky. Wonder-bread in-your-face red-white-and-blue. Prefer...
    blizz56 blizz56 70+ 4 days ago

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    my friends say im the guy friend every girl needs ... I'd go shopping with them fix them up ... I'm okay at make up if they want it and I can do their hair ... fix them if I need...
    stpayne5302 stpayne5302 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's like this invisible force field that's wrapped around me that no one else can see, feel, touch...but I can. It keeps me from speaking out. It keeps me from raising my hand...
    ShyButterfly04 ShyButterfly04 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Especially what happens to my wallet
    Uxirusu Uxirusu 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I find one big drawback of this huge state is that everything is sooooooooo far away from each other. ...like I have to drive 15 mins in one direction to one parlour and then 35...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I love doing my shopping online. It is so much easier but I hate waiting on the stuff to come though. I probably do more than I should though.
    68JustMe 68JustMe 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Mine is the 1930's movie black and white pictures my family and I went to the play of a Christmas carol in downtown Seattle it was my other play I love is the nutcracker I saw that...
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M Jun 28

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    Okay girls, here is what you do, ask a boy to go dress shopping for you, ask him to find a dress he would to see you wear. Set some guidelines for him, no department store dresses...
    MissHarley MissHarley 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 27

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    Damn guy wearing a horse mask threw a walrus at my Granny's face while we were shopping at Target, good thing Life Alert came in handy ._.
    Kumaline Kumaline 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I am to the point that I just don't even care anymore. I met my man 5 years ago. He was just finalizing his divorce. He had been separated from his ex for almost 2 years at...
    roxmac roxmac 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I just got paid and I don't have no bills to pay this month :) yayyyy!!!! I guess it's time for me to do some summer shopping :D
    ImTheQueenFYM ImTheQueenFYM 16-17, F Jun 26

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    my father would to beat me up many times a week,month,year.. he would use his fists, he would whip me with his belt, he would strangle me , he would wrip my clothes,slap me with...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I live in South Florida and hate it. Too hot, too humid, it does not even look or feel like USA. Too expensive, jobs suck, salary sucks even more, no seasons, summer all year long...
    Hatehumidity Hatehumidity 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    I really love to go shopping when I have time. I enjoy looking for various women's outfits and shoes.
    femalemusiclover femalemusiclover 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    everytime on EP asks me what my passions are I sometimes forget to tell them that another passion is shopping whenever I am feeling wonderful about myself I always call my best...
    sexyasshollister sexyasshollister 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I hate my mother. She is a lazy so and so who does nothing for anyone else and bullies my dad to make herself feel better. I recently had my second child and it took her until I...
    Amelia2015 Amelia2015 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    where I live I feel I am not 60 but I am a person with a mobile Disabilty why do I have to live by crazy rules like if 5 people are not on a bus I can't go shopping wtf should have...
    naynay59 naynay59 56-60, F Jun 22

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    You'd think at 36 I'd be fully over the facy my father despises me...but no. Once again fathers day rolls around, just like Christmas or his birthday and a knot grows in my gut...
    andreanuse andreanuse 36-40 1 Response Jun 21

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    God rest ye merry gentlemen ftw! :) God rest ye merry, gentlemen, Let nothing you dismay, Remember Christ our Savior Was born on Christmas Day; To save us all from Satan's power...
    starlightneko starlightneko 22-25, F Jun 20

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    A Christmas Song I was at a carol service, a few years ago, which included a specially commissioned carol, performed for the first time. I thought that it would strike chords with...
    borrioboola borrioboola 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    Shopping today with my beautiful best-friend Kaiya. <3
    SaffronJade SaffronJade 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I went to a Maidenform outlet store today and had so much fun! For most of the time, I was the only one in the store so I took my time looking at all the panties. The SA was around...
    stevekone stevekone 51-55 4 Responses Jun 19

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    Looking forward to Christmas 2015, it will be my first Christmas as a retired person,my kids tell me it will be the first Christmas I will be at home for all of it ,they will have...
    michael60t michael60t 61-65, M Jun 19

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    I hate him because he's the reason why I've always been so fuc*ing insecure with my body. I'll never be confident or feel good in my skin because since the age of 7 I've been told...
    lenna99 lenna99 16-17, F Jun 18

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    I hate shopping! Mostly because clothes never fit me. I'm too small, so the cuts and lengths are out of proportion. I always wanted to have a more androgynous style and I try, but...
    lolitabrat lolitabrat 18-21, F Jun 18

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    Hating someone is hard. I've never been someone to hate easily but hating my dad sure is easy though. From ruining my mom's credit score and breaking the divorce decree to...
    Kowalski17 Kowalski17 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I hate myself and what I do to people. I hate this body that I'm in. I hate my words. I hate my actions. I hate my feelings. Sometimes I wish I could be someone else, but then I...
    ThatAwkwardGuy ThatAwkwardGuy 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 18

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