Once you're married, it's easier to determine what holiday plans should be, and if you can't make a decision you can always rotate year to year and visit the in laws.
But in a relationship that's not quite so set in stone, the holidays can bring out the all important questions of:
1. Should we stay apart and see our respective families?
2. Try to mix up our day by seeing both and eating two dinners?
3. Pick one family to visit (with the larger spread) and disappoint the other?
4. Fight about it, break up, and get back together in January?
Once we've established ourselves as part of the other's life, the holidays became more convoluted.
And we can't all spend the holiday weekend in a glorious cabin, playing charades and checkers the way they do in the movies.
In the holiday spirit that Sarah's previous post has THRUST upon us, share your stories of holiday drama (or trauma) as it relates to the all important question:
Whose turkey should we eat?!