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I Hate Christmas Shopping

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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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    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M Dec 22, 2013

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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 4 days ago

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    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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

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    What a spectacular day! I went Christmas shopping with my mom today and I actually almost finished all my shopping. I only have to buy something for my mom - then I'm done...
    HannahBanana2000 HannahBanana2000 13-15, F Dec 15

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    Now at age 58, I recall fond memories of many Christmases past. The joy that comes from these memories was not the gifts but the comraderie and closeness of the family ties that...
    bobd56 bobd56 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Every year I dread December 25 cause for whatever reason I can't provide nothing else for my family which is just my finance an son cause I don't get along with my family due to a...
    holdingontohope42 holdingontohope42 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I hate Christmas! Uuuuuuughhhhh.
    luvsoylatte luvsoylatte 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I hate christmas for what it has become. I hate that people that celebrate christmas, which is around all of us, expects everyone else around them to like / love / celebrate...
    forcedchristmas forcedchristmas 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    That's a terrible thing to admit. I was raised Catholic, in a predominantly Christian American culture. As a child, my parents would drive me and my many sibs around town, lo...
    angsty angsty 61-65, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I haven't liked Christmas for years. It's so commercialized and phoney. I listen to my mp3 player whenever I go to a store rather than hear the nauseous Christmas music that spews...
    BigDon13 BigDon13 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    Here in Manila, Philippines, every Christmas all our relatives come visit every relative's house they could go to. I don't hate Christmas, I actually believe it's highlighted to...
    imkryptonian imkryptonian 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Christmas is that time of the year where you have to have huge family gatherings and are forced to be social. I have social anxiety and Christmas time sucks for me. the nerve...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    I spent ages writing why I hate Christmas but for some reason it was deleted, I'm a dad and this is the fourth Christmas in a row that I have not seen or heard from my daughters...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    (Photo) Well not all Christmas lights. Just mine. I did an awesome job of putting up the usual 500 or so LED lights. I plugged them in and, wham... most of them didn't work. I mean...
    MichaelYoung MichaelYoung 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Ugh.... I absolutely hate holidays... I hate Christmas the most
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 10

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    I hate Christmas, it just reminds me that my family disowned me, and I have no friends to spend it with.
    zoezatara zoezatara 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 17

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    Writing this on Christmas Eve. My hatred of Christmas comes from 80% my fear of presents (giving or receiving) and then 20% from the stress that comes from holidays with my...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    The reason why I hate it is because it isn't the same anymore. Nothing's ever been the same every since my mom passed away.. I just feel so lonely without her. I was planning on...
    zvkk zvkk 16-17, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    **** you every much Wal-Mart Now I think I understand why Ebenezer Scrooge was so fond of saying those who go about with Merry Christmas on their lips should be boiled in their...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    Hi friends, recent i went to shopping to purchase cloths on the occasion of christmas. I shoped many like sarees, kurtis, salwar kamiz. thre are plenty of models, designs, colors...
    shirisha65 shirisha65 22-25, F Dec 11

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    I used to love Christmas. When I was a kid, I got a lot of presents and most importantly, there was a family bonding. Now... there was no family bonding and only my sis and I were...
    guhint guhint 18-21, F 43 mins ago

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    Spending this Christmas with my dog, all my family are out so I'm stuck at home, I didn't really feel up to seeing anybody, hope everyone else is having a better Christmas
    nathans872 nathans872 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    It's more that I hate the presents part, so lacking in sentiment and so materialistic and empty. I feel like I'm the only one who feels this way and I feel alone in thinking this...
    zanzibargem zanzibargem 31-35, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Working in retail ruined Christmas for me. I hate having to see Christmas trees all the way back in August and getting stupidly busy just because some brats gotta have their newest...
    Bajeeezus Bajeeezus 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    When do you start/finish holiday shopping? How do you get ready for any holiday? How come?? What do you do for holidays? ▪○●□■☆★♡♥◆◇•°
    fseanb fseanb 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    Today is Christmas Day, perhaps now my least favourite day of the year, it use to be just about my favourite day of the year, because I got to see my daughters, and to experience...
    Shamrock40 Shamrock40 36-40, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Everyone thinks I'm nuts for hating Christmas, but I have my reasons, I hate going over to family, it's so boring, everyone fights, my grandma doesn't stop nagging and I'm tired...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    Christmas makes me so unhappy. and this year, I've just made everything worse. Right now, it's Christmas eve, about 4:00, I've just made my partner very unhappy, and haven't...
    savakora savakora 18-21 1 day ago

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    I never did like it or like being with my family, and I hate that Christmas was the stolen holiday, Yule or Saturnalia if you prefer. Christmas isn't a good time for me. I only...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 14

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    Always have, but it's gotten so much worse the older I am. Sitting alone not able to watch the tv because of all the happy **** on every channel. Can't put the radio on because of...
    cuddlybfg cuddlybfg 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Where I was born, a lot of people take advantage of the holiday season never knowing what Christmas is really all about. Families and their kids go from door-to-door asking for...
    sueperman sueperman 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    I hate this holiday...I have a partner who buys expensive gifts for ungrateful kids who break or lose everything soon after. A gift for the sister-in-law who never buys him...
    sarahstepmom sarahstepmom 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ive always had a disdain for christmas. Its depressing bc it reminds me of the big happy family that mine isnt. Ive always been a guest at the holidays bc my family doesnt care. My...
    sunspot27 sunspot27 26-30, F Dec 6

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    I absolutely hate this time of the year. This time of the year was ruined for me by my family when I was in eighth grade. My parents divorced the day after Christmas even though...
    Sesshomaru031 Sesshomaru031 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 16

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    Christmas is about giving, not receiving, I hate it because it's filled with ungrateful greedy children.. My parents taught me that, that it doesn't matter how expensive it was...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    CHRISTMAS IS THE PRODUCT OF THE DEVIL IT MAKES ME WANT TO HURL OUT 999999^3974984759857 FIRE BALLS ID RATHER SUFFER THE PAIN OF DIEING 700Billion times IN FACT WHY DO WE HAVE...
    WildPlazma WildPlazma 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Being Jewish, as a kid Christmas should have meant a free day or two to goof off, but instead it meant spending it with my self-absorbed and abusive Catholic stepmother (who...
    wj0j0 wj0j0 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I really dislike Christmas! Every year I'm patronised by my family and I receive present which I'm grateful do but don't need or want so when I don't use them im accused of being a...
    GabrielleJ GabrielleJ 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm alone for Christmas and i got the flu. Not crazy about Christmas right now.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    As a kid, I felt sorry for the Grinch and Scrooge. No one left them alone and let them spend the day as they saw fit. I kinda hoped they wouldn't give in to peer pressure and stand...
    Vumsy Vumsy 22-25, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Materialism, greed, overindulgence and yet more vanity! Christmas means nothing to except my sons birthday :-/
    artymike8 artymike8 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 13

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    i have never enjoyed it it stresses me out and depresses me. i thought after i had kids i would feel diffrently about it,i dont. i grew up in a large family christmas was a day of...
    verdeguy verdeguy 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 14

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