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So What Do You Want For Christmas?

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thatbpguy posted 12/10/2019 10:32 AM

Realistic and unrealistic. I know we all want healthy marriages...., but I am posting this for the materialist within us.

Unrealistic: a Dawn. [hint- it's a car, do a Google image search]

Realistic: Package tray for my Ford Escape

[This message edited by thatbpguy at 10:35 AM, December 10th (Tuesday)]

Chaos posted 12/10/2019 11:06 AM

Unrealistic - AP's head on a silver platter [a la CreepShow] presented to me by WH

Realistic - slippers and fuzzy socks

landclark posted 12/10/2019 11:42 AM

Unrealistic: All of the dept 56 Harry Potter village pieces

Mid-tier Realistic: Perfume (Gucci Bloom)

Realistic: Fuzzy socks (I love them) and an iTunes gift card (I have a movie problem)

landclark posted 12/10/2019 11:43 AM

Unrealistic - AP's head on a silver platter [a la CreepShow] presented to me by WH

Youíre awesome.

Chaos posted 12/10/2019 13:27 PM

landclark Fuzzy socks are the freaking best!

sewardak posted 12/10/2019 13:45 PM

unrealistic - ALL my kids home for Christmas.

realistic -a day at the spa

tushnurse posted 12/10/2019 14:53 PM

Unrealistic - A week or three to Bonnaire to dive, spearfish, and get a sunburn.

Realistic- A new wedding band (I quit wearing my wedding ring many many years ago d/t the mount tearing non-latex gloves at work, since those days my arthritis has destroyed my knuckles and the ring needs resized, but I prefer a band) We went and picked out a channel set white gold 1/2K diamond band this weekend and it is out for sizing. I have been wearing a cheapo 10K gold band from Wal-Mart that I bought in late 90's, for $35.00.

Phoenix1 posted 12/10/2019 15:27 PM

Unrealistic: To have my son, brothers, and mother back. This time of year is hard, emotionally.

Realistic: A $10 gift card to my favorite local coffee shop. My DD's don't believe me when I tell them that is all I truly want!

Chili posted 12/10/2019 15:39 PM

Unrealistic: The ability to eliminate huge lists this time of year. IOW: a quiet Christmas at home with dog and SO instead of the craziness of 2 different celebrations, traveling, shipping gifts all over the country, baking, candy-making with kidlets, and doing the shopping for several of the men in my life.

Realistic: a quiet day with just SO/pup (to include our gifts/stockings and a nice big fire in the fireplace). Hopefully sometime before the New Year...or maybe a long hot soaky bath. Or shelving for my new garage space. I'm not complicated!

EllieKMAS posted 12/10/2019 16:18 PM

Unrealistic: xshitbag to get all the crabs and AP's tits to fall off.

Realistic: (Since my D is final in 3 days!!) PEACE and starting a new year with a clean slate.

dreamlife posted 12/10/2019 16:20 PM

Unrealistic: Its 1967 Summer of Love again in San Francisco.

Realistic: a massage

cptprkchp posted 12/10/2019 16:43 PM

Unrealistic - that all of your unrealistic wishes come true!

Realistic - that at least ONE personís unrealistic wish comes true.

Edited to say - CHAOS - WHERE IS MY FATHERíS DAY CAKE?????

[This message edited by cptprkchp at 4:45 PM, December 10th (Tuesday)]

StillLivin posted 12/10/2019 18:01 PM

Unrealistic, every single thing on my to do list completed by someone else for me.
Realistic, to accomplish the most important tasks on my to do list and then a nice massage!

nightowl1975 posted 12/11/2019 00:02 AM

Unrealistic: Any gift other than whatever I buy myself

Realistic: Iíve bought myself a book, an umbrella, a few outfits, and I have a massage left on a package deal I got a few months back.

I do miss having someone buy me gifts of any kind, but not enough to seek out a partner. So, I buy my own stuff. Merry Christmas to me!

ibonnie posted 12/11/2019 00:23 AM

Unrealistic: no gifts! At all! None!!!!! I have enough stuff, and I'm trying to declutter my life as it is. I find it more frustrating to have to find out how to donate and/or recycle what's been given to me, which most years is what I do with the majority of the tchotchkes I receive and extremly questionable sweaters and accessories my MIL gives me every year. It's gotten to the point where I loathe Christmas, because my WH has a large family, and they either go to the dollar store or CVS every year and buy our kids a ton of cheaply made plastic toys, and I know this makes me sound ungrateful, but when they break almost immediately, or they get the same racecar from three different people it's just... ugh. Please don't. Save your money, throw $5 in an envelope and I'll put it in the kid's piggy banks.

Realistic: two pairs of jeans and new sneakers.

[This message edited by ibonnie at 12:24 AM, December 11th (Wednesday)]

Followtheriver posted 12/11/2019 00:40 AM

Unrealistic - to walk into every local animal shelter in my area and give a forever home to the dog that is always overlooked, never wanted and has been there way too long.

Realistic - to sponsor a few of these glorious fur babies, visit them, take them for walks, car rides and be their friend, until the day they finally get adopted or I win the lottery.

JanaGreen posted 12/11/2019 00:45 AM

Unrealistic: all the walls in my house painted and all the floors replaced

Realistic: some lowe's gift cards

nscale56 posted 12/11/2019 02:53 AM

Unrealistic- A Nikon D5 with a full assortment of lenses and accessories.

Realistic- Tools lots of tools (every year I lose screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches etc.) also a stud finder.

jadedangel posted 12/11/2019 05:42 AM

Unrealistic: For my bro in law to not have terminal cancer.

Realistic: Whatever my son and hubby get me is fine with me. Probably something DC Comic related or whatever tickles their fancy.

ShatteredSakura posted 12/11/2019 07:56 AM

I'm so sorry to hear about your BIL jaded angel

The first thought that popped in my head for unrealistic is the scene from the princess bride where Inigo Montoya fights the six fingered man. I want to fight infidelity itself and get my vengeance.





I don't really have a material realistic want to be honest (I'm hard to buy gifts for). But while looking for the above GIFs, I came across an interview of Mandy Patinkin telling a story that his character personally resonated with him...and it absolutely made my day to learn. He lost his father to cancer and imagined killing the six fingered man was him killing his father's cancer. I always loved his sub plot, but now that scene is even more powerful to me (I almost lost my mom to cancer).





[This message edited by ShatteredSakura at 8:07 AM, December 11th (Wednesday)]

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