the back even before you open the present. What may seem as harmless jolly Christmas demeanour masks a deceivingly selfish pursuit to prove that they know you. They end up focusing on who they think you are instead of on what you actually like. And that kind of ego monster can’t be stopped. It’s safe to say that they value that gift more than their recipient ever will.
MADE A DIFFERENCE GIVER
Coal Level: Mild Instead of getting you that expensive trinket you’ve been hinting about all year, they’ll make a donation to a conservancy or human rights project in your name. They may even give you the receipt as a keepsake for the good you’ve done in the world. It’s a beautiful gesture but if you’re really being honest, you also really wish that trinket was given with the receipt. Which makes you feel even guiltier for being so selfish.
Can’t we all go back to writing Christmas lists to Santa and avoid this mess?