Does “Home For the Holidays” Mean Yours, Mine or Ours?

I wasn’t sure what the boyfriend was thinking with regard to what we were going to do about celebrating Thanksgiving this year. I have been to some of his family events and was welcomed warmly, yet I wasn’t sure how they were about holidays. Plus, our hometowns are in neighboring states, and I uncertain how things could work logistically.

Navigating the holidays as a couple can make an already stressful time of year even more challenging for a relationship. This may be because it is often the first time family meets your sweetie; is everyone going to get along? But before you even reach that point, you have to make that big decision as couple: At whose place will we be spending the holidays…

Yours, Mine or Ours?

Read my full piece: Navigating the Holidays as a Couple for Singles Warehouse.

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4 thoughts on “Does “Home For the Holidays” Mean Yours, Mine or Ours?

  1. This is a good question. Since it sounds like the families live hours apart, it makes it hard. When I was married, her family lived in Massachusetts and mine in NY. We alternated each Thanksgiving between hers and mine. No way to do both on same day. For Christmas Eve we would spend it with mine and then Christmas morning make the drive to spend it with hers.

    So to sum it up: alternate Thanksgiving and Easter and do both on Christmas Day/Eve. For anyone who is Jewish and celebrates different holidays, I dont know how that would would work. But this is how it worked for me in a Catholic relationship where families lived far apart.

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