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I M Dreading Thanksgiving

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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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    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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    BlueEyes31 BlueEyes31 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    rdthompson76 rdthompson76 36-40 3 Responses Jan 30

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    unknownana unknownana 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I'm really trying, I am working 61 hrs this week and 48 next with no days off! I'm a mom and a very good one but being away from home so much and being so tired is killing me...
    theemercedes theemercedes 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    TheIdealisticRealist TheIdealisticRealist 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    so I was talking to my long-distance boy friend on the phone, which is hard because he likes to talk mostly about himself, but we got on the subject that my birthday is tomorrow...
    katalina22 katalina22 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Valentine's Day is coming and I am dreading it already, Because I have to pretend that all is well, Trust the hubby to be all romantic etc and then , jump into bed and then no...
    shuga15 shuga15 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    Just actually asked him to spend valentines day with me despite knowing he has a girlfriend that he isn't actually unhappy with and she is oblivious to it all. Altho it obv isn't...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 12 Responses Feb 8

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    Well, it's already planned, haha. I leave this Tuesday. I'll be spending a portion of time with my bestie who I haven't seen since last July and then the rest of the time with...
    thejoneses thejoneses 22-25, F Feb 9

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    I am just back from the clinic after having a rigid cystoscopy. I was dreading this for weeks but am happy to report that my fears were unfounded. Because I was having a rigid...
    Chefan Chefan 56-60, M Feb 9

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    As usual dreading valentines day .. Oh i know its a commercialised day but it just drives home how lonely it is being single . It seems everyone around me is happy and lovable. In...
    eccentrix12 eccentrix12 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I did something that required so much confidence today, the 11th of February, that I nearly missed my last chance to do it. (I'm going to say now that I'm a 14 year old freshman...
    CuteWeirdness CuteWeirdness 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Well...kinda...I did something that required so much confidence today, the 11th of February, that I nearly missed my last chance to do it. (I'm going to say now that I'm a 14 year...
    CuteWeirdness CuteWeirdness 13-15, F Feb 11

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    I did something that required so much confidence today, the 11th of February, 2015, that I nearly missed my last chance to do it. (I'm going to say now that I'm a 14 year old...
    CuteWeirdness CuteWeirdness 13-15, F Feb 11

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    I did something that required so much confidence today, the 11th of February, 2015, that I nearly missed my last chance to do it. (I'm going to say now that I'm a 14 year old...
    CuteWeirdness CuteWeirdness 13-15, F Feb 11

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    I did something that required so much confidence today, the 11th of February, 2015, that I nearly missed my last chance to do it. (I'm going to say now that I'm a 14 year old...
    CuteWeirdness CuteWeirdness 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I did something that required so much confidence today, the 11th of February, 2015, that I nearly missed my last chance to do it. (I'm going to say now that I'm a 14 year old...
    CuteWeirdness CuteWeirdness 13-15, F Feb 11

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    REF2494 REF2494 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 13 Responses Feb 13

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    verytallman verytallman 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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    newdaynewway newdaynewway 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 18

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    Debravity Debravity 36-40, M 6 Responses Feb 18

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