This Holiday Season I Remember To Let You Know I Care
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This Holiday Season I Remember To Let You Know I Care

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This Holiday Season I Remember To Let You Know I Care

Standing under the mistletoe, lighting the menorah together and reciting holy prayers, holding hands and vowing to always love each other, are qualities that make the holiday season something to look forward to. The holiday season reminds us that we will be around people who care about us. The people who tell us the funniest jokes, the people who kiss us, hug us, and tell us we are special, those are the ones I am talking about.

In American, we have a variety of people who celebrate during the holiday season. Whether religious or not, all that matters is an excuse to be around people who care for you.

There is a myth out there that says that suicide rates are at their highest in December. But, "Psychology Today," writes that this is false. You would think that since a lot of people can't be around their loved ones during the holidays, suicide rates would be higher. Surprisingly, the suicide rate peaks in the springtime rather than the winter time.

Although Psychology Today might claim that suicide rates do not increase over the holidays, do not take this as a given. Some people may still find the urge to end their life; you must convince them not to do so. Therefore, suicide is occurring and it is not a myth during the holiday season. People nearest to you might feel lonely, scared or confused. You must be aware that they can be gone any moment.

The ones who you loved so much, the ones who used to hold your hands, be there for you when you cried, made you laugh, can be gone just like that.

As a reminder, treasure the people who make you smile in your life. Remind them that they are special and that they are worth time to be reminded of their worth.

Simply:

Call them:

Tell them that they are wonderful and ask them about their day if you can't be with them.

Send them a text:

Text them and wish them a "Merry Christmas," a "Happy Hanukkah," or a "Good Morning."

Write Them a Letter:

Write them and say they are worth your time and more. You can even draw them silly pictures. If they are your lifelong partner and they can't be with you during the holidays, write them and tell them that you look forward to seeing their beautiful smile next time you see them.

Going to Visit Them:


Be with the people who count. Don't leave anyone alone during the holidays. Do anything you can to show them that you care. That is all you can do right?

Remind your loved ones that you want to spend your special moments with them. You want to kiss them when the clock sticks midnight, you want to dance with them, drink all the beer in the house, invite the neighbors over, drink their beer and you want to do all of this the following year. Tell them that you want to create priceless moments with them. In the blink of an eye, life as you knew it can be over. It can cease to exist. Loving smiles that you once shared will only be memories. But all you can do is make the time you have with these special people count.

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