I've discovered that family gatherings are nicer when I add alcohol.

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Originally Posted by PerriP
I would be completely shunned by everyone but one Uncle and some cousins if I did that. I have drank at one official family gathering, and it was hosted by that Uncle at a motorcycle club/members only bar. I got trashed, my dad flipped the moment I opened my first beer, and I stayed and drank until 4am with my Uncle and played DJ all night. Dad knew I drank, I was 30. They just have a weird thing about drinking around family. My moms side it 10 times worse. Some might faint. All other gatherings are held at churches or community centers that do not allow adult beverages. Afterward... HUGE YES!!!!

That is pretty much so a cultural thing here, though. A common with locals. We get tore down at many other functions, away from prying eyes, but family ones are off limits. That includes weddings.
When I hear terms like "hipster" I think, who told cliques they could leave high school??


Last edited by Fifi.G; 12-25-2013 at 08:17 PM.