alton_lust (alton_lust) wrote,
alton_lust
alton_lust

Family schmamily

K..
This week's call with Mother had her relaying //repeatedly// (and with relish) that the rest of the family do not want ME going overboard with the gifts because it makes them feel bad.
Now normal years I get people multiple -little- gifts; books from the used bookstore, paperwhites to plant, mini flashlights, etc. Maybe a shirt for the boys but never more than say $20 a person at the very most. I'm a good shopper. And all they've ever done is complain that i'm spending "too much of (my) money!" when they all spend more than that on gifts for me! They've /always/ treated me like the baby who must still be looked after. "Save your money!" Like I'm the poor relation! No, I have never made as much as them but I'm NOT POOR. I dont have the bills they do. I see them once a year. Once. One present time per year. I'm freaking middle aged! STOP TREATING ME LIKE THE CHILD. They' e even trained my niece and nephew to do this to me.
"Save your money."
F em all.

Why am I spending any time with these people anyway?
Paper snowflakes. There, that f-ing CHEAP enough so Mother can WIN at presents this year?

-.-
Subscribe

  • (no subject)

    I was making up an excuse to post this? No excuse! I like the background. Very not WB

  • Thumbs up, Gary

    California still has a Gov. 👍 "We said yes to science. We said yes to vaccines. We said yes to ending this pandemic. We said yes to people’s right to…

  • Keeping the faith

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 6 comments