I Will Not Celebrate Christmas This Year

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 14 People

    Why Bother?

    After breaking off a 13 year relationship two and half years ago (never married and no kids)I have been through the holidays alone and managed to make it through. You get the pity from your married friends so they invite you over. Sorry it's no fun watching others enjoy...
    azgal71 azgal71
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2009

    It's just not happening.

    ..the lack of money, having to work, having a big breakup...it all kinda killed my Xmas spirit. :( What's worse us that I'm afraid this will set a precedent for the future...
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger
    41-45, M
    Dec 24, 2014

    Maybe Next Year

    I discussed it with my oldest and we just can’t do it. I’ll get each of them one thing just to say they opened something and I’m sure the family will get them something but that’s it. No tree, no decorations and, so as not to rub it in, no holiday music. I...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2007

    Not This Year

    my mom and dad bought me a plane ticket to mexico over Christmas...i'm going to go visit my grandpa so there won't be any Christmas at our house this year...no tree or decorations...nothing..i'm going to give my son a gift but he's only one so he won't even remember it...my...
    yana1 yana1
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2007

    No Christmas This Year !

    Today is the 22nd December and I just took down the few decorations I had up...Why bother I'm going to be alone!...My children have their life...Both twins will be in Atlant a, GA with  my Grand daughter.... I shall  order some good food the day before...so I don't...
    csan csan
    61-65, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2007


    I see my parents and every one scraping at any money they have to please people that don't really care about the gifts they get. I have bought gifts for nephews and nieces, only to have them tossed aside without so much as a thanks, then are soon forgotten about. The meaning of...
    dsandage dsandage
    Oct 23, 2012


    I am simply not doing it this year, besides my children's presents. I bought some for them, of course, even though the little indulged stinkers don't need a thing. I can't afford anything else this year, and I figure I have enough going on people will just have to understand. I...
    autimom autimom
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 14, 2008

    I Refuse.

    I will tolerate it. Thats the most anyones getting from me this year.
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2008
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