Christmas season is coming up! That means we get to see all those family members we’d rather ignore for longer than an entire year and we have to pretend we actually enjoy spending time with them. It also means public alcoholism is slightly more socially acceptable. You’d think those two factors have nothing in common, but you’d be wrong.
So while we grow up as kids thinking Christmas time is the best thing ever, the first step towards adulthood is realizing that Christmas is a sort of social purging ritual. We talk to everyone in as short a time as possible so we can go back to ignoring them for the rest of the year.
And if you think I sound bitter, here’s a bunch of memes to prove how bad this holiday really is.
Try going somewhere without being bombarded by Christmas tunes. I double-dare you.