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I Hate Christmas

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    I Am A Grinch - My family calls me a Grinch. I've checked, my shoes aren't too tight and my heart isn't three sizes too small. I just hate Christmas. From Halloween through New...
    mtncolumine mtncolumine 51-55 Nov 4, 2011

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    Christmas is never a good time for me but this it seems a lot worse for me this year and i am really struggling. All i want to do is hide from EVERYONE even my boys because i just...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    I hate Christmas! I hate seeing one or more of my sisters break down crying because of the stress and the expectations. I hate the forced frivolity. I hate that my mother died two...
    njb28 njb28 36-40 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    I'm Not Religious, So.. - Why should I have to celebrate this horrible holiday? I used to at least like giving presents, but even that's been taken away from me by people's...
    Smerc Smerc 26-30, M 8 Responses Dec 24, 2007

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    Every Year This Time Makes Me Feel Suicidal/depressed - it just does. theres something about it. first theres all the horrible dark gloomy freezing cold nights. when i was a child...
    PhoenixGoldStarr PhoenixGoldStarr 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2012

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    The last Christmas I had where I had presents was 1977 when I had not one but 3! A radio cassette recorder, a speak and spell and a fancy Texas Instruments calculator. Up until 198...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Like A Dementor. - The only holiday I hate as much as Valentines Day. Christmas is a soul sucking vampire, making me feel like I'll never be cheerful again. I dread this day. The...
    mcap247 mcap247 31-35 4 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    Bah Hum Bug - I think hate may be a strong word. But, I dislike the greed of the holiday from the perspective of the stores. They seem to feed on the guilt of those who "must" buy...
    ikattarri ikattarri 36-40, F 10 Responses Nov 29, 2012

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    I hate Christmas. I came from a dysfunctional family who now are mostly deceased. I've survived them and at this point in my life I should be enjoying the holidays in freedom...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    I hate it! I'm so frustrated that I maybe didn't get what someone wanted and what another person wished for and I know that when they open their presents they will look at me and...
    FLHolmes FLHolmes 18-21 2 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    I hate that you visit once a year to be reminded of why you don't come home. You're not missed or wanted. I have never been quieter. Would have been better on my own, my company...
    emmythegr8 emmythegr8 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    I hate this time of year i know people are always rude and greedy but Christmas makes it even worse! People become complete ******** i mean come on you are suppose to celebrating...
    nyx39 nyx39 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    I really dislike what Christmas has become. Throughout my childhood I was raised a Buddhist, but we always celebrated Christmas at my temple and I never understood why. We weren't...
    EmmyChi EmmyChi 22-25 Dec 25, 2013

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    I used to like x mass until this year. in spite of being out of work of over 5 years i try to make the best of it but this year i had enough. so i scraped and saved for something...
    sahensain sahensain 26-30 Dec 23, 2013

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    Stressmas Sucks - This is the WORST time of the year. I'm obligated too much in general and during the holidays its even worse. Not only do I have to buy gifts for people who won't...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 5 Responses Dec 23, 2010

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    I Hate Christmas To - I just wish I could just not have this hoilday. I really have no family. And all alone . Then I am here all alone. And then I have to open package buy...
    bronica bronica 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2012

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    Christmas Annoys Me - I used to not be like this.. I really didn't.. But recently, I have started to absolutely HATE Christmas. It all started when I moved down to the miserable...
    GuessWhoHatesFL GuessWhoHatesFL 70+, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2011

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    Jingle This Santa! - With Christmas fast approaching I thought I would share a story I wrote a couple of years ago about the joys of Christmas shopping...Enjoy! JINGLE THIS SANTA...
    smallfry78 smallfry78 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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    My family spends Xmas every year together, except I haven't been there for 20 years and it's not because I don't want to be there. I hate Xmas. I miss my family. I have no good...
    RachelWatson RachelWatson 26-30, F Dec 25, 2013

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    Christmas? - always seems disappointing knowone gets into it and it just feels unreal
    RottenAppleCore RottenAppleCore 13-15 Jun 11, 2012

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    These thoughts stem from my childhood where our family is never a family we are not a proper family we never have been.... I HATE CHRISTMAS !! My christmas thoughts Christmas is a...
    BefRuss1 BefRuss1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    Cannot put into words how much I dread and detest the Christmas period, climaxing of corse with Christmas Day. I've been brought up with an autistic sibling and since I've grown up...
    gragee21 gragee21 18-21 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Little to No Christmas Spirit Left Don't get me wrong, I enjoy the holidays for what they are and how they bring people together, but between the awful few Christmases I've...
    SaturnSenshi SaturnSenshi 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2013

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    Christmas is such a PIA. All the hype gets me down. All the time and resources spent for such a selfish hedonistic holiday. The commercialism is absolutely insane and spoils it all...
    TresPerros TresPerros 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    I'm an atheist so I don't have any religious association with Christmas. It's more a matter of tradition. I dislike Christmas because of the money that is required to pour in to...
    OhTrixieBelle OhTrixieBelle 26-30, F Dec 24, 2013

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    I fricken hate Every GOD DAMN Christmas, because my lazy *** dad tells me to do everything, like cleaning the house and doing the chores, while he sits his dead-beat *** on the...
    rajiraff rajiraff 22-25, M Dec 25, 2013

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    If there is one thing that makes me angry in life it's Christmas. I hate it. I do not celebrate it. I make a point of avoiding my family and my partners family on this day, they...
    ksylvester ksylvester 18-21, F Dec 25, 2013

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    Just one of the many reasons why I hate Christmas. I had my first panic attack on Christmas day 19 years ago. I dread it every year because the smell of Christmas dinner brings...
    Solivagant13 Solivagant13 26-30, F Dec 22, 2013

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    Like a lot of people who hate Christmas, I hate it because I come from a very disfunctional family. I grew up with an alcoholic non-exisitant army dad and a mentally, physcially...
    singlemom1254 singlemom1254 36-40 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    I really dislike what Christmas has become. Throughout my childhood I was raised a Buddhist, but we always celebrated Christmas at my temple and I never understood why. We weren't...
    EmmyChi EmmyChi 22-25 5 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    i hate xmas. it sucks. and i especially hate the fact that the haves shove it in the HAVE NOTS FREAKING FACE. TAKE UR FREAKING XMAS AND STICK IT WHERE THE SUN DONT SHINE THEN POUND...
    sleepyheadt sleepyheadt 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    Xmas Sucks.... - Christmas just ain't the same to me any more.. I kinda miss the way Christmas time felt when I was a kid. It would be nice if we had snow this Christmas just to...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 6 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    Why I Hate It - 1. I was born very close to Xmas day, so when I was a kid most of my friends would be out of town skiing or something for my birthday. And I would get a single...
    BiForce BiForce 26-30 6 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    It's the worst time of year. Brings out the greed in people. And I recently found out those Salvation army bell ringers get a portion of the money in the buckets!!! WTF?! I...
    Tart0402 Tart0402 31-35 4 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Lost All Meaning - Christmas has gone from a little kid's day and time to celebrate your magical deity to nothing but buy, buy, BUY! Radio stations start playing Christmas music...
    blathnat blathnat 41-45 2 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    the small talk at the table, the small talk all day. the sister and auntie who stole from me. the grandparents who don't approve of my personality/life. how they laugh at things...
    chrisjones1990 chrisjones1990 22-25, M Dec 25, 2013

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    I think these days Christmas is all about everything being perfect and big smiles and lot of jolly laughter. For people that suffer from mental health issues, or just anyone...
    EmmmaaaLou EmmmaaaLou 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    Yule's Older Sibling - I don't think I'd hate Xmas as much if people didn't assume everyone celebrates it. People who don't know me wish me a Merry Xmas not knowing what I believe...
    UUPagan3 UUPagan3 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 7, 2008

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    I'm Not Sure I Hate It...but It Makes So Little Sense To Me - Ok, so we buy lights made in China, which have labels which say something about the toxins on them, and to be...
    TodayNow TodayNow 56-60 1 Response Dec 22, 2010

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    An impossible time of year when you were the door mat child of a narcissistic, abusive mother...is this horror holiday over yet???????
    farinatoo farinatoo 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Christmas and everything about it sucks. Whiny brats, foreigners (and THEIR whiny brats) coughing all over you and everything else, this false sense of goodwill, sheeple turning...
    fufishiswaz fufishiswaz 41-45, M Dec 22, 2013

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    Dear christmas bahumbug and go **** self !!!!!! i'm sick of getting my hopes up only to have shatter every Christmas Day
    Ali37sBrattyAngel Ali37sBrattyAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    I think what makes me hate Christmas (and well, all holidays, really) is that the vast bulk of the associated work falls on me. And there is no doubt, it is a lot of work. Shopping...
    Cindyanne1 Cindyanne1 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    I hate Christmas because people seem to expect everyone to be happy all the time, no matter what else is going on. "But, it's Christmas." Well OK then, I guess that nothing bad...
    64cedarhills 64cedarhills 61-65, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    "Last Christmas" - I just heard on the radio the first christmas song for this year...Already... It was "Last christmas"... It just hurts...just hurts so much being...
    just4adream just4adream 19-21, F Nov 18, 2007

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    Ok, hate my be a bit strong but I really don't like it.
    truckerschick truckerschick 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    The Holiday On The Calender I Don't Crave For - I think Christmas brings out the bad in people, becuase this is the day, or maybe even the entire month that people get selfish and...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 2 Responses May 30, 2012

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    I hate the part of Christmas that leaves me alone. No parties, no cards, no company on Christmas Day. It is when I realize that my community does not want me included in their...
    Toshtego Toshtego 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2013

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    I have worked in a shopping centre for the last 10 or so years. The decorations go up about October time so that's the start of Christmas! The hours of the centre are extended...
    Davequenby Davequenby 41-45, M Dec 23, 2013

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    This Christmas we actually had snow on the ground and seasonal temperatures. We are fairly far south geographically for Canada and we have not really had a decent winter and...
    Older1962 Older1962 51-55, M Feb 9

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    I am a quiet shy person, always was - even as a young man (I am now an old man, incidentally). I am measured, deeply intellectual, not fond of frivolous conversation. I am also...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    I'm a Scrooge. Christmas is the worst for me. Seeing all of the happy families together as I'm all by my lonesome..*gag
    kandysnow kandysnow 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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