Surviving Christmas With Your Family: The Ultimate Guide

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Comedian Julia Sweeney suggests that you pretend your family is dead while visiting them during the holidays. Just try to really imagine it. Hopefully, you’ll realize how much they mean to you, and how much you really do love them (even though they drive you crazy). Then, when you open your eyes and go downstairs to join them, you’ll have learned to appreciate them again…even if only for an hour. Does it work? Not sure. But worth a try, because every little bit helps.

What’s your secret to surviving Christmas with the family? Leave your thoughts in the comments below…