The Most Frustrating Thing About Christmas For Me
Ok let me start by saying I am not a Scrooge. I love all things Christmas! I put up several trees at my house, decorate inside, outside, our little Elf on the Shelf pays a visit to our house every year, the whole nine. But there is one thing about Christmas that is extremely frustrating for me personally.
Maybe some of you can understand where I'm coming from. The one frustrating thing for me about Christmas is shopping! I don't mind the crowds, I don't mind making a list of who I need to buy for but the actual shopping is a headache for me and here's why.
I am extremely indecisive. I have a hard time making decisions. For example, if I buy my sister a red sweater, I will walk around the entire store thinking, should I get the black one instead? Did I get the right size? If I buy a niece or a nephew a toy, there I am second guessing my gift, is this too baby-ish for them? Do they even like Paw Patrol anymore?
Is this considered 'shoppers anxiety?' Is that a thing? Because if it is I have it at the highest level! I legit every single year without fail, will buy a few gifts and have been known to return them before Christmas because I 'changed my mind' and didn't feel it was a good enough gift.
And don't think it doesn't happen with gift cards! I'll buy one and think, you know I haven't seen her drinking coffee lately, does she even like Starbucks? The struggle is real for people like me. Why am I like this? Does anyone else dread Christmas for the same reason?