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I M Dreading Thanksgiving

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    So Much That I'm Secretly Hoping to Get Into a Car Accident On the Way So I Don't Have to Go.

    there's no way i can explain to you exactly how awful the holidays are in my family, so you're kinda just going to have to take my word for it. but basically the scenario is this. my parents divorced when i was about 16 and my brother was about 14. my mom lives alone in the house...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 14 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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    Canceled.

    my mother canceled thanksgiving.. ::sigh::
    BarNapkinPoet BarNapkinPoet 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2007

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    I Don't See How Anyone Would Be "excited"

    About attending my families Thanksgiving this year. It's always a VERY dry holiday... my family doesn't drink... There will be NO alcohol.. Maybe if my family was the kind to drink and be merry.. I would attend, but no. Family gatherings are boring, in every sense of the...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    Will Be Bad

    I won't have anything to do anything with. UGH! And i love turkey and the other stuff so much!
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    I Hate Holidays!

    I despise holidays because I don't have any good memories of them from when I was a child.  It stays with you.  I especially hate Christmas because I can never afford much for anyone and then some relatives give me all sorts of stuff..my mother is the worst...she gives...
    sparklyindigo sparklyindigo 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2007

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    I May Have to Fake Sickness...

    I cannot stand holidays because I end up spending them with people who think I am a total loser. Now that I am in Michigan, I have to go to my sister-in-law's every holiday. But even my own family thinks of me as a loser too. My husband is a great person, great husband, except...
    LovesJeanValjean LovesJeanValjean 41-45, F Nov 21, 2007

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    Turkey Day

    another reason 4 my mom 2 get drunk me siting listening 2 grandpa talk about the price of soda having 2 take care of my little cousins so they dont break stuff and spending 2 days with my family;what a great hoiliday!NOT
    asleepordead asleepordead 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2007

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    Caught Myself Doing It Again! So, here's a play-by-play of how I normally wish my life away year by year. I'll start at January, because that's the logical place to start...
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    Jlynn1424 Jlynn1424 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Dreading tonight, just like I have every July 4th for the past ten years. The sounds of fireworks booming in the horizon and the subtle rumble you feel in your bones. For...
    femgineer femgineer 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    It's only Saturday and I'm already dreading Monday. So sick of feeling like this.
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    Her anniversary of the death. I miss my 7 mo. old angel. She died 3 years ago on the 8th. So young. I love her so much. Not a day goes by I don't think about my bug 👼 It's...
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    Found these useful tips, hope they can help you too :) The scene: Sunday night, tossing and turning in bed, you can't sleep, you stare at the clock dreading the start of the work...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F Jul 9

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    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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