Friday, November 19, 2010

My Holiday PSA

For many, the next 6 weeks are the best 6 weeks of the year.  They love the food, the family time, the hustle and bustle, the road trips, the cocktails parties, and the ugly Christmas sweater parties.  And, in fact, many can't imagine that not everyone gets wrapped up in all of the excitement of the coming weeks.  Everyone loves all of this right?  Everyone has fun this time of year right?  Wrong.  Not to be a giant Scrooge, but there are a lot of people that are not in love with this time of year.  This time of year is bittersweet for more than you can probably imagine.  For many, it signifies another holiday without their cherished love one, their last holiday with a loved one, or their first holiday without someone special.  I am not recommending that everyone walk around on eggshells but I am reminding people to be cognizant of those around you.  

This time of year is a struggle for many.  Most of them try to put on a brave face to be just as jolly as the next person.  However, it is often a very bittersweet time of year.  So, when you see someone that doesn't seem to love it all as much as you do, maybe you should consider that maybe there is an excellent reason for that.   

1 comment:

  1. I really like your post! I simply agree on this statement, Most of them try to put on a brave face to be just as jolly as the next person.
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