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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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    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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    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M Dec 22, 2013

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    I hate it so much, thanks to a terrifying experience that haunts me to this very day. I found EP and decided to share my experience. On Christmas of 2002, being a lad, I crept...
    Flungdr Flungdr 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I get genuinely excited for Christmas every time it rolls around. I love the decorations and the lights. I admit I still watch all the cartoons that I watched when I was younger...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I hate clothes shopping, its really hard when you are the wrong shape and have deformities, and the changing rooms never have enough room for my wheelchair
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I just turned one when my parents divorced so it wasn't hard for me to get over that since I don't remember when my parents even were together. A few years later my dad met my step...
    ahk16 ahk16 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I wasn't able to carry a baby to full term so when my sister called me 3 days after her daughter's 12th birthday I jumped at the chance to take my niece into our home. We had just...
    Megit Megit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I don't only enjoy grocery shopping, I love it! My grandfather used to take me grocery shopping at times when I was younger, and he'd let me pick out a lot of snacks that I...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    It's my birthday. I'm 16 yay I guess. My mom offered to take me clothes shopping and I really want to accept the offer, but I hate the anxiety and the insecurities that come along...
    lovelyscones lovelyscones 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I don't understand how can people hate other ppl...
    Icephoenix90 Icephoenix90 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    It's that time of year again where everyone is running around trying to find all these school supplies that the kids don't use and the list keep getting longer and longer. I don't...
    devilseye1996 devilseye1996 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    On Christmas Eve two years ago my Mother was combing my hair and realised that I had two bald patches that were no larger than a 2p. After worrying and being very dark all...
    elanawaite elanawaite 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    So I'm 19, and married with a 1 year old son. My husband works two jobs and I work full time. We don't make that much. In May I purchased a phone case online. It was only $2! It...
    RaccoonInDaRoom RaccoonInDaRoom 18-21, F Jul 1

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    Ever since my older brother started living with me I have grown to hate him so much. I know that hate is a strong word and that you should never hate someone but with him, I do. My...
    supernovaChic supernovaChic 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Christmas means a lot to me. It was the one time a year that my family could pretend to be normal. Sure, we plastered fake smiles on our face and we were on our best behavior at my...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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    Me and mom have this love hate relationship, it basically all started when I was young; she was a workaholic and my great-grandma for 19 years, has been my mom for me and my best...
    Xmidniteangel15X Xmidniteangel15X 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My dad is verbally/emotionally abusive... I don't see him now. But he was always really mean. He's called me "fat, annoying, clown" & other stuff... He's also super racist, which...
    njgirll njgirll 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Like, Loathe it. I hate not being told the truth and it's an automatic loss of my respect for you.
    Beckoned413 Beckoned413 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I just started working at a store that has amaaaaazing stuff for cheap. I work almost every day there, and at the end of every shift I can't help but buy something. This isn't a...
    Kayrouille Kayrouille 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I just finished my shopping with my mum 😍 I love to go shopping because somehow it makes me relax and makes me stop thinking about my problems... I don't spend my money so much...
    FelixFelicity03 FelixFelicity03 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I hate relationships. I didn't used to but life, experience and a lot of pain have turned my opinion of them rather poor. I especially hate when the people around you start dating...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm 14 years old and I live in a small village in England and by small I mean there is one village post office and a tiny primary school. It's very isolated, but the rest of my...
    Jessicat29 Jessicat29 13-15, F Jul 2

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    I feel like she is haunting me from the grave! The grave of get out of our life! We told my MIL she was to no longer contact us at all period. She told us our son was a mistake...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm 24 years old and I live with my parents. I'm a college grad and I have a job but sadly I don't make anywhere near enough to move out on my own. Living with my parents makes me...
    beuxarts beuxarts 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Hi friends now-a-days its quite common for us to do all our shopping online bcoz of our busy schedule.I always do my online shopping in Unnati Silks,Hyderabad.They provide very...
    akeerarai akeerarai 22-25, F Jul 12

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    So very much! Just went shopping today. It makes me very happy. Especially shopping at Charolette Russe <3 They have the best clothes! And so reasonably priced I just love...
    PrincessDemeter PrincessDemeter 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I was bullied out of a job. I only had it for two weeks too. It was one of those annoying 'sales' jobs where the company you work for is outsourced to fundraise for charities and...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T Jul 13

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    Amazing that there are so many that feel the same. I always thought I was the sole person in the world that despised those Saturday mornings, when you wake up and realize it is...
    gvonche gvonche 31-35, M Jul 14

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    In addition to the thrill of feeling all of the silky, lacy and stylish textures that you get to experience in shopping for female garb, I love getting to discuss the styles and...
    DonnaSue10 DonnaSue10 66-70, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I have to fly and It's stressful and unhealthy for me. My dad has a job in Hong Kong and I have to fly there every christmas and I HATE flying. I also go to boarding school. The...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 20

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    I hate it every time i go out with my friend, she brings her boyfriend...Omg i think who create the term "third wheel" (whatever the number is) know how it's feel to be the third...
    FelixFelicity03 FelixFelicity03 18-21, F a week ago

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    I hate flying on planes (I have autism) I have to fly from Halifax to Hong Kong because thats where my parents live and I fly there every December to see then for Christmas. The...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M a week ago

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    First time with my wife was beside her Christmas tree and it became an annual tradition to bring in the Christmas season. A fire in the fireplace, a comforter and passionate sex by...
    Runner502 Runner502 61-65 Jul 3

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    Sales Clerk Reactions... Many times I have left a store with my purchases just chock full of exhilaration. The cause for these bubbly feelings was a direct result of comments...
    janusatv janusatv 61-65, T 1 Response Jul 6

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    Hi guyz……….always gilz especially mom’s will spend a lot of money during shopping…its mainly for sarees and salwar suits r8?? Not to make ur dad’s pocket empty, did u...
    akeerarai akeerarai 22-25, F Jul 10

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    And my dad just gave me $100 "in case of emergency" but oops, there it goes. I went shopping with my boyfriend today and I tried really hard not to get anything. I guess I...
    Someoneatschoolfoundme Someoneatschoolfoundme 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Okay so I've been clean since Christmas basically. A lot has happened since then. Relationships got out of hand. My boyfriend told me to just wait for school to end and it would be...
    LikeBrokenRecords LikeBrokenRecords 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    It came from my sister and started with birthdays. My mother only had one birthday party for each of us and the last was for my sister's 5th birthday. After that she just gave us...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 1

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    My story: I had canker sores all of my life. I would usually just get 1-2 a year. My canker sores took a twist for the worst. On New Years Eve, 2011, I had a canker sore out of...
    BudBorden88 BudBorden88 22-25, M Jul 3

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    My ex wife and I have 3 kids. We share custody where we have alternating weeks with the kids. I pay child support and alimony. In addition to that i also pay for my two oldest...
    RichardHertz RichardHertz 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I started as the receptionist at a small building firm but changed job descriptions to start doing drafting as I seemed to have a natural knack at it. Problem is that they said...
    cwazysegal cwazysegal 31-35 1 Response Jul 10

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    I lost a 'friend' because of this. She called me on my mobile and we set up plans to meet the next Monday at midday. We have not seen each other for a year and only spoken a little...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 10

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    I went to Walmart today. It was a convenient stop after work since my fridge is pitifully empty. Normally, I'd just throw my crutches in a cart and lean on it for support....but...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    I grew up in a place where it was very rural. If I threw a coke can down, I'd see it there for years... So I always picked UP trash... Now I live in the city, and there is so much...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jul 12

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    I cannot stand the smell , the make me nauseous to look at and the smell itself is disgusting. I don't mind them in French toast, because it's disguised so you cannot taste them. I...
    LillyPad80 LillyPad80 41-45, F Jul 14

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