5 Different Ways Your Thanksgiving Dinner Conversations Could Be Awful This Year
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5 Different Ways Your Thanksgiving Dinner Conversations Could Be Awful This Year

"No, I don't have a boyfriend this year. I'll try harder next year, grandma."

5 Different Ways Your Thanksgiving Dinner Conversations Could Be Awful This Year
Maddi Stauffer

Thanksgiving is all about being thankful for what you have and the family that surrounds you. Even if your family might be a little whack, they love you dearly. That also means asking question after question about your "busy" life. If you're like me and the 20,000 other people that have no idea how Thanksgiving is going to go this year with all the stupid questions, here are some conversations you are more than likely to encounter regardless the situation.

It never fails me that I get asked more questions than these ones and I never have an answer for them either.

1. "Do you have a boyfriend?"

Even though you are the 20th person to ask this question, my answer still will not change and is the same as it was 2 minutes ago. We already tried bringing boys home to this crazy family, it doesn't work. Boys don't like me and boys are stupid. You can keep asking and the answer will still be the same. Let's maybe try again next year though!

2. "What's your major?"

Well, I really like the idea of being a broke college student at the moment that is always switching her major. One minute, it might be an aspiring neuro-surgeon or a homeless person. It will probably change in like two days. Right now, I'm feeling up-and-coming journalist. It honestly depends on the day, uncle Steve.

3. "How are your grades?"

Well considering most kids my age, like myself, are out partying on "Thirsty Thursday" and I still barely manage to have a 3.5, I'd like to say pretty well. I got to have somewhat of a social life, like c'mon. I mean they aren't the best and probably could be better, but I mean cut me some slack, grandma.

4. "You look so grown up! I remember when you were *this big*."

If I hear one more person say this one more time, I might honestly lose my marbles. Y'all can't say that when it's been 9 years since you last saw me. I was rocking the Justice neon tank top and flowy cargo pants. Now, I have that broke college girl outfit, consisting of leggings, a hoodie, and my Birkenstocks.

5. "Did you hear what (insert family member) did?"

No grandma, I didn't hear about how Robin had a little too much fun at Susan's bachelorette party, nor do I really care what a 45-year-old woman does. Grandma, I did hear once that you almost burnt down the house 2 weeks ago because you forgot that you left the oven on after making cookies. You tried, that's all that counts.

Happy Thanksgiving! (Try not to be so uncomfortable this year.)

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