I Have to Deal With Family Stress During the Holidays

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    Holiday Stress

    Oh yes and it doesnt go away the older you get the worse it has gotten for me. I have cried for many days and hours from no family on holidays and now its just everyday the older I get. I thought I would grow old with my kids but they dont live here but Im trying to move there if...
    silvercoins4 silvercoins4
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2008

    Hear me out if you wish.

    . This is me in France, driving through the canals of Southern France (Toulouse) it all began where my ex girlfriend decided to break up with me days before the holiday she was meant to be apart of...so not a great start to the holiday already. We picked up the boat after a long...
    lewismoore7 lewismoore7
    22-25, M
    Feb 11, 2015

    Big Family, Big Stress

    I come from a big family and I love spending time with everyone, but sometimes it can also mean alot of stress.  Everything from nagging or the random argument.  I really want to make the holidays a pleasant and low stress one.  How do you keep things calm and...
    sarahclimber sarahclimber
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 29, 2007

    It's not a holiday until someone cries.

    But we don't talk about that.
    typedwriter typedwriter
    26-30, F
    Jul 4, 2014

    Tips On How to Deal With Family Stress During the Holiday

    EP Came up with some ways to deal with holiday family stress! 1.     Take a Break!   It is important to take some time for yourself to breathe and get your feet grounded again.  Take a walk or read your favorite book. 2.   ...
    EPSarah EPSarah
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2007

    Friend wants me to take power of attorney from

    niece I'll be living with after illness but don't want to ruin relationship. Thoughts?
    zacherle21 zacherle21
    70+, F
    Mar 12, 2014
    lorrena19 lorrena19
    22-25, F
    Feb 12, 2015

    Stress With My Family

    I live with my mother in law and its really stressful.  a little about my story my father in law passed away this month hes been gone a year well we moved in with my mother in law to help her pay her bills and pay for dads furnal.  well we messed up big time last...
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jul 4, 2008
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