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The Best Ways To Avoid Your Family On Thanksgiving (Without Seeming Like You're Avoiding Them)

Updated November 21, 2018 1.4k votes 60 voters 1k views38 items

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Your aunts don't get along. Your baby cousin has some sort of illness that involves a lot of snot. They just want to get one more family photo - they know it's annoying now, but you'll appreciate it in a few years!

Seeing family on Thanksgiving has a lot of ups and downs. Eating delicious food with the people you love sounds ideal, but it can grow old quickly. Fear not - if you need an excuse to step away after your Uncle John says something questionable, you have plenty of options.

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