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13. "The fantasy aspect of Xmas ended for me when I found out at 9 yrs"
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old that Santa Claus wasn't real lol

But uh nah, man, I do think what you're saying holds true for a lot of ppl the older they get though

And I wasn't aware of but I can believe that there's always been that contingent who complained abt the commercialism and materialism of Xmas

But from what I've read recently (like the last 4 to 5 yrs or so) there's been a growing trend of fewer Americans celebrating the day for all sorts of reasons - so there's some statistics that show why the day is losing some of its appeal

>b/c you're aging.
>i dunno that Xmas has really changed all that much -
>considering way back in 1960whenever the folks who created
>Charlie Brown's Xmas special were moaning and whining about
>how commercial the holiday had become.
>to me that says ppl have bitched about commercializing Xmas
>even when i thought Xmas was just magic and good will and
>great presents. back when i thought the whole Western world
>stopped everything to recognize the holiday ppl were still
>whining and complaining about the holiday.
>i think this complaint is an integral part of Xmas. i don't
>think Xmas is changing all that much - or it's not changing
>for the worst.
>so i've decided to accept the holiday season for what it is.
>it's been this way since i've known it i just didn't recognize
>it until i got older.



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As Time Goes On It Feels Less And Less Like Xmas [View all] , vee-lover, Tue Dec-23-14 11:45 AM
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i feel like the economy is better than it has been in years
Dec 23rd 2014
anyone who has ever worked in hospitality feels that way
Dec 23rd 2014
or you're getting further and further from the fantasy aspect of Xmas
Dec 23rd 2014
i agree.
Dec 23rd 2014
I still love it
Dec 23rd 2014
Anyone used to dress up for Christmas dinner?
Dec 23rd 2014
i didn't put up a tree last year or this year
Dec 23rd 2014
how old is your kid?when mine were really young i had christmas whenever
Dec 23rd 2014
Dec 23rd 2014
Lol I feel the same way
Dec 23rd 2014
RE: sucks having pink eye
Dec 23rd 2014
xmas doesn't feel the same w/o kids involved
Dec 23rd 2014
i think its just you
Dec 23rd 2014
naw just came back from a mall
Dec 23rd 2014
I read on the Huffingtonn post as far back as 09 that there was a
Dec 23rd 2014
Thanksgiving is the bigger holiday w/my fam
Dec 23rd 2014
Mine too - been that way for at least 2 and 1/2 decades w/my family
Dec 23rd 2014
I like to fuck with people who I'm giving gifts to, to keep the spirit
Dec 23rd 2014
Normally I'm Mr. Christmas, but this has been a hectic couple of months
Dec 23rd 2014
xmas is for kids.
Dec 23rd 2014
i like the convivial aspect of this time of year
Dec 23rd 2014
i didn't feel like getting a tree this year
Dec 23rd 2014
^this reply made laugh out loud - so the tree ain't gonna get decorated
Dec 23rd 2014
Christmas is a commercial thing
Dec 23rd 2014
I'm getting older. Our son is getting older. Its not the same.
Dec 24th 2014

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