We all get terrible gifts at Christmas. It’s practically the law. We come to expect them from certain people, like drunk Uncle Dan, who always buys you something from the 7/11 on Christmas Eve, and your grandmother, who always buys you gifts fit for an 8-year-old. But a shitty gift from your guy? That’s a whole other matter. I mean, he’s supposed to love you, yet his gift says he hates you. Reacting to such a gift is a tricky business — you don’t want to lie, but you don’t want to make him cry, either. While it’s hard to know exactly how to react, there are definite ways not to.
1. Bursting into tears