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I M Dreading Thanksgiving

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 12 People

    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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    Canceled.

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

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

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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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    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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    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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    it hurt so badly! It was on thanksgiving, well I wasn't giving thanks. I ended up in the ER with a 102 fever and the worst headache ever. I wasn't gonna tell my parents about it...
    Awesome5790 Awesome5790 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    So drawing was my firsSo drawing was my first love.. I flunked in kindergarten yes you heard it right. Never been the class learner. I discovered a fashion magazine in junior...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 20

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    So drawing was my firsSo drawing was my first love.. I flunked in kindergarten yes you heard it right. Never been the class learner. I discovered a fashion magazine in junior...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 20

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    So drawing was my firsSo drawing was my first love.. I flunked in kindergarten yes you heard it right. Never been the class learner. I discovered a fashion magazine in junior...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 20

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    When dad was alive, it was easy for me to maintain usual and customary traditions. STBX left well before Thanksgiving, and I had my immediate family to focus on in 2014 for...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    right now we are watching a seahawks game that my husband refuses to delete on our DVR, the game is from Thanksgiving. ..yes he has kept a game on our DVR since Thanksgiving and we...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Apr 7

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    I'm 15 years old now and I have been aware that my mom is an alcoholic since I was 9-10. so I'll start from the beginning I remember the first time I realized something was wrong...
    anonymous347 anonymous347 13-15, F Apr 20

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    My mother-in-law assumed we would be spending Thanksgiving with her again this year instead of my beloved grandmother. She apparently also assumed I was going to travel 3 states...
    IhateBeth2013 IhateBeth2013 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    Tomorrow will be the first real holiday with out my Father here, I am dreading this holiday now.
    AshAshyAshley AshAshyAshley 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    Tomorrow will be the first real holiday with out my Father here, I am dreading this holiday now.
    AshAshyAshley AshAshyAshley 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I had this inked on me years ago. To remind me not to grow complacent during the lull in between the struggles within. But I had failed in that and it snuck up on me. It is...
    FightingPhoenix FightingPhoenix 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I've got to have a forensic assessment done soon and I'm absolutely dreading it. These people are trying to frame me and lock me up. They want me locked away. They don't want to...
    DespicableMind DespicableMind 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Tho I keep harping on my BIG CHANGE, I just have to share again! I regained... well thats not quite right, I have a whole new connection to my spirit. Like never before. I see...
    SonOfTheMonkeysUncle SonOfTheMonkeysUncle 31-35, M Apr 7

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    Why see people who don't care about you but just their high pay. They listen but don't LISTEN, tell you stuff they tell everyone else like you are all "one in the same" and send...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 8

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    if you've seen my posts in the past, or if you read them after reading this, you will see someone who is happy and content. well, this was not always the case. since elementary...
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm turning 26 next month and kind of dreading it. don't want to sound whiny because I love my job ( though I'm not paid at all currently). I'm finishing residency . I'm single...
    Baaroque Baaroque 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    I had nightmares all of last night. Now I'm dreading falling asleep again
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    But when you know the book, and never seen it's cover... It's an odd thing. Update: My friend that wants to marry me settled down. He understands now that he could not just drop...
    Stickwithmebaby Stickwithmebaby 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I don't know why. I absolutely hate presenting, ESPECIALLY in my English class. My English teacher is extremely judgmental and mean, and a lot of my classmates in that class are...
    nikolechen nikolechen 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I've just recently decided to become a vegetarian -it's been less than a week- and already I've witnessed how people will react when they find out. My boyfriend told his little...
    fromthegirlonthewall fromthegirlonthewall 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    For as long as I can remember I've been so sad, and have dreading every day and wishing I would just disappear. Then one day about 2 years ago I decided to kill myself, I was about...
    pinapls pinapls 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    Right now I'm currently dreading the fact that in exactly 3 weeks my bf will be leaving for boot camp... Anyone else have someone leaving for boot camp soon?
    SusanEst4 SusanEst4 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    Something is off. It's always me. He seemed inpatient with me early. Told me I was being short with him. Was trying to explain that I was trying to protect him from the onslaught...
    UnrequitedControl UnrequitedControl 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    Do you remember pain from before you were born? Do you remember the torment from before you came into this world? Sometimes pain is tolerable until it is touched, a tender bruise...
    repeat36 repeat36 13-15, F Apr 20

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    Being a stepmother has got to be the most difficult, thankless task there is. My husband and I have been together for 7 years. His daughter is now 11, and we have two small...
    Cabanacay79 Cabanacay79 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 20

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    So drawing was my first love.. I flunked in kindergarten yes you heard it right. Never been the class learner. I discovered a fashion magazine in junior school and was hooked to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 20

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    I am a stepmom to a 7yr old girl and have been in her life since she was 3. I feel myself resenting her more and more and dreading every time she comes over. We have her 50 percent...
    amlesa amlesa 26-30, F 9 Responses Apr 21

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    TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!i was dreading today. honestly always feel a bit sad on my birthday. i am gonna try to positive this year. 23 sucked. 24 has all the potential of being...
    Erinjessica Erinjessica 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 21

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    I am dreading Saturday. It's our anniversary and knowing him he will probably forget because he has so much other stuff on his mind and all day I'm going to have the constant...
    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 Apr 21

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    After thinking about it for a long time, recently I have decided to stop drinking alcohol altogether. I have been drinking very infrequently for the past year because I very rarely...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F Apr 22

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    I'm dreading it so much. It gives me stress because I can't swallow pills for the intense pain I get. So it ends up being a task where I end up vomiting while trying to swallow...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Apr 25

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    I am sitting here once again dreading Sunday, because that's when SD7 and SD5 arrive and ruin everything until my partner drops them off at school on Monday morning. We have them...
    reluctantstepmom reluctantstepmom 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    I know I already wrote a story for this experience but whatever, I feel like writing another one. I'm supposed to walk on Friday and this is a day I've been dreading for the past...
    JewStar4Life JewStar4Life 22-25, F a week ago

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