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Is it time to slow–or maybe even stop some gift-giving?

We all know someone, or maybe we are that someone, who gets so stressed out about gift-giving, spends way too much, or even goes into debt over Christmas.

Should we re-think gifting for some grown-ups in our lives? says the purpose of gift-giving is to “re-confirm or establish our connection with others, which means that they’re a reflection of both the giver and the receiver, as well as their unique relationship. Giving a gift to someone we care about allows us to communicate our feelings and appreciation for them.”

Do you get stressed about gift-giving and feel pressured to buy for some people, even when you don’t want to?