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RoseRed135

Being alone on Christmas (or Hanukkah, etc.)

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If you''ll be alone on Christmas...

... or Hanukkah,, etc.for whatever reason - geographical distance, estrangement... sigh... or, very sadly, loss of a loved one -I know it can be hard, and I feel for you. Then again, I realize that some people "look on the bright side" of the situation - peace and quiet, no walking on eggshells (if that's been a problem in the past), a chance to sleep in, etc. In fact, I know that some people actually prefer solitude for, at least, part of their holiday.

So now I'm wondering  how you feel about being alone for the coming holidays. Also, what do you plan to do w/ your time if anything?

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3 hours ago, RoseRed135 said:

If you''ll be alone on Christmas...

... or Hanukkah,, etc.for whatever reason - geographical distance, estrangement... sigh... or, very sadly, loss of a loved one -I know it can be hard, and I feel for you. Then again, I realize that some people "look on the bright side" of the situation - peace and quiet, no walking on eggshells (if that's been a problem in the past), a chance to sleep in, etc. In fact, I know that some people actually prefer solitude for, at least, part of their holiday.

So now I'm wondering  how you feel about being alone for the coming holidays. Also, what do you plan to do w/ your time if anything?

I will be alone because of estrangement of my DD - and I shall enjoy that side of it because constantly walking on eggshells is very hard

but I am not looking forward to being alone because my GS won't be here. I knew he would be too young to remember his 1st Christmas but I was planning on making it special and taking a tonne of photos to show me later in life. That won't be happening now :(

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So sorry you won't be able to go through w/ what you hoped regarding GS,, @AlfieG. But glad you won't have the tension of dealing with DD.

Are there any other friends or family you can spend your time with? Even if it's not on the exact Day? Or perhaps some volunteer work you can do to help get your mind of this situation? Maybe it's too soon to talk about that. But some EGPs (estranged grandparents) swear by it...

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I will be working the holidays, or most of it anyway, so it won't be so bad

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