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I Want To Know Your Christmas Memories

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    A Lovely Christmas Memory

    I thought I would share with you a Christmas memory that is special to me. Years ago, I became friends with a woman who worked at the high school that I attended.  She was a wonderful person.  She always had a positive attitude.  She was very warm and caring...
    luvmc11 luvmc11 46-50, F 16 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    The Transformation Of Stepdad

    I always had nice and happy memories for christmas.  I always had good food to eat and lots of gifts.  I always had lots of family around.  Especially my favorite cousins who made my days brighter. The one thing that stands out the most about Christmas is how my...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 10 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    Cookies

    Christmas cookies are a big tradition in lots of families.   When I was growing up,  we would have cookie decorating contests on Christmas Eve.  My Mom and Grandma (I miss her so much)  would bake dozens of delicious cut-out sugar cookies.  Then...
    Lilt Lilt 46-50 4 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Burglars?

    I remember about 5 years ago on Chrismas morning, as the excited none year old does, I woke up at 4:30 and since me and my sister shared the room for the night, I told her I was thirsty so we marched downstairs and she was making me a cup of tea, we made load noises and dropped...
    Trysomthingnew Trysomthingnew 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2012

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    Most Are Very Bad

    as a child i hated it and all holidays as others came oer for the day and only had one meaning to me from 12 to 19 i love them as i was married and had a family that loved me and a wife beside me
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Mar 5, 2012

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    Trees

    Every year at the end of October, it started. We'd be in Walmart, shopping for whatever people shop for. And she'd tell me, "Oh look!! They have their Christmas trees up!" We'd go over to that section, browse the cheap ornaments. When I was about ten, she bought a 3...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 11, 2009

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    D Good Ol' Days

     When I was little, every Christmas Eve, my cousins and I would go caroling at night and we got money for it.  At school before Christmas break, we would have a Christmas party and we would exchange gifts.  Back at home, we would either have the Christmas party...
    reset reset 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2009

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    Entertinment For Sure

                                                   Oh...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    Really Do Not Have A Lot Before 1960

    1960 is really the first christmases I still think about, and it was sort of scare to spend it with my best friend and his/her family and grandparents. We had only known each other sense the stat of 8 th grade.
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 24, 2012

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    Tradition

    I have many wonderful memories of Christmas and think that some of my favorites are the traditions. The silver sixpence in the Christmas pudding, the tortiere and turkey! I remember one Christmas when I was very young ( along time ago as we still lived in a house with an...
    SuzieA SuzieA 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2010

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    Humbug

    im glad you all have good memories but some people still have nightmares of christmas past i wont go there and bring you down
    mikepowell mikepowell 51-55 1 Response Apr 4, 2012

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    Christmas was always a big thing for us. When I was about five, our parents started putting the tree up in mine and my sister's room. We'd keep the lights on for hours or until my parents went to bed. When we first moved into our house, I was only three and my parents...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    King

    growing up my Maternal grandparents had a dog named King. The name fit him well he was the king of the family and he was also my protector.  Christmas eve was always spent at my grandparents and there was always a ton of gifts for us five grandkids, and the adults but the most...
    thenewestdaughter thenewestdaughter 36-40, F Dec 20, 2012

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    Christmas Memory

    It was Christmas. I loved Christmas. It was exciting that bright early morning, waking up with so much energy, yelling things for everybody to hear, telling my brothers to wake up, and running down the stairs to the tree and opening presents. My four month-old little Pomeranian...
    GenineFilS GenineFilS 18-21, F Nov 18, 2011

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    Parental Guidance Suggested

    Traditionally, my cousins and I would bring a toy to my grandmother's Christmas dinner. Whatever "big" toy we got. Bikes, dolls, RC cars, whatever. There were six cousins who were within a couple of years of each other, one of whom lived next door to my grandparents...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 8 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    When I Was About Five

    My sister and brother and I was got one toy for christmas, I got one baby doll, my sister also got one baby doll and my brother got a gun, I remember we was so happy, it one of the best christmas I had when I was a child, one toy was all we needed. Now things are so different.
    Gold40 Gold40 46-50, F Apr 14, 2013

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    And The Moral Of The Story Is...

    Mr Glow and I set up the boys' presents on Christmas Eve. We always put each child's presents and stockings on opposite ends of the living room. And put our own presents in piles at the other corners. There are wrapped presents and unwrapped presents. Among my oldest son's...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 16 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    I Had To Make Them

    I decided once I was a teenager that I was not going to complain about what I didn't have as a kid. I was going to start my own tradition and make it a sweet and loving season. Just like my birthday month, I would thank and hang around people that have made my year...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 4 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Humbug

    im glad you all have good memories but some people still have nightmares of christmas past i wont go there and bring you down
    mikepowell mikepowell 51-55 Apr 4, 2012

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    I Have Many Good Christmas Memories..

    This is one of my earilest memories,Christmas eve, I was in bed trying to get to sleep.My grandfather and grandmother were getting things together for Christmas.. I was steadly asking for water,EtC.  I was on my way back from the kitchen, when I met Santa in the hallway.He...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777 66-70, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2009

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    My Sons Favorite Christmas

    Someone asked a question the other day about which was better, the giving or the receiving of gifts and it made me think of this story. I once asked my eldest son (37 now with sons of his own) what his favorite Christmas was. I was surprised by his answer. He picked a year when...
    prism9 prism9 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    I overheard my friends Mum and neighbour discussing couches. I fear when this will become my life. How does a person transition so much to becoming excited about such things? Will...
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    I've fully changed my mind now... I DO Want to Be Someone's Everything!! =) The hope & possibility of it, whilst in his arms is more magnificent an experience than I EVER Could...
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    July 6, 2015 Every 6th of the month, I always remember that day I confessed my feelings for you. We were both scared,maybe cofused but our feelings were the same. We felt...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    You couldn't cling to someone even if you tried. You're too busy being independent. You're perfectly happy to do your own thing, and to be honest, relationships mess up your...
    undisclosedone undisclosedone 70+, M 3 hrs ago

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    Thank you...the unexpected invite last night, though somewhat overdue, was a highlight of my weekend. I was energized with excitement, I don't recall the other times, of when I was...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I had my first experience of this with my sister when i was around 9 and she was 13. I used to like her bath me when our parents were out, I loved being naked infront of her. at...
    Mrmonkeypants78 Mrmonkeypants78 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    It was when I was in class 8 and she was in class 6, one day we were taken for the school picnic to one rural historical place. That night we had to set our own tents and stay...
    Subhadeep56 Subhadeep56 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    The smallest number of children I've ever wanted was 3. I was nine then, and the number has just continued growing. As I got older, I could see myself with a bigger family, and...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Results of this quiz are very accurate. My friends say this to me all the time..... I'm Not Clingy You couldn't cling to someone even if you tried. You're too busy being...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Which picture do I look better in?!?! Help!!!
    LiveLoveCoffee LiveLoveCoffee 16-17, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    One I like is: if a guy does something stupid once, well... That's cause he's a guy. But if he does the same stupid thing twice, that's usually to impress a girl. (The Lorax)
    ThatOneDepressedKid ThatOneDepressedKid 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    I've slept with a total of 3 people in my life.
    AmberRosecd AmberRosecd 31-35, T 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I guess I am,? Everytime I open a pack of smokes and throw away the top cellophane, it sticks like a leach. So does lint and cat god hair. ;) Doesnt matter how many times I remind...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I enjoy hearing and keeping secrets. It makes me feel usefull.
    alt41r alt41r 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    A follow-up to my earlier post. Not an easy task for most of us, but we must try .. How To Permanently Detach From A Narcissist There is a lot of information already on the...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    How well do you know yourself? Would you like a personal life reading to see how well you know yourself?
    junglegirl72 junglegirl72 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just want to be tickled anyone interested?
    fanoftickle355 fanoftickle355 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Burger King................
    Nya25 Nya25 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51bv-C2%2BhqL.jpg here is a book my parents always read to me, I used to love it when they would repeat the character's name again and again...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Luckily, I will be able to, to some extent... Memories, a lot of online stuff, my age and my family won't be restarted (even though I really want a lot of memories gone) but mostly...
    IceMareen IceMareen 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I shouldn't be spending my teen years alone in my house. I want to get out and have fun.
    stillYDGN stillYDGN 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Rating out of 10? I'd like to know your opinion
    HMC17 HMC17 13-15, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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