Parties, presents, New Year’s kisses—the holidays can be a ton of fun. But whether you’re coupled up or recently broken up, they can be super stressful, too. Here’s how to make the holidays full of good cheer (and not tears).
WHAT TO KNOW
...BEFORE YOU GO GIFT CRAZY
“Completely obsessing over getting the perfect present for my crush meant that I forgot to focus on what’s important: spending quality time together and making amazing memories.”—Katherine L., 15
GET JOLLY: Your mom said it best: It’s the thought that counts. Don’t worry about buying extravagant gifts to show bae you care. Something creative and personal—like a gift that represents an inside joke you share—will do the trick.
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