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Christmas presents / cards to Ex's family.

(5 Posts)
TheNewWitchOfSWL Sat 20-Dec-14 23:16:31

My relationship broke up very recently (September) and Dd is spending Christmas with her dad and his family.
I obviously bought a present from her to her dad (she chose it) but not to anyones else in his family. In my POV he should go and buy the presents for her to give to them.
Now, on the subject of cards, I have never given cards to them, I am not much of a card giver. In the past we always spent Christmas with his family so i didn't see the point of giving them cards as I was wishing them Merry Christmas myself however this year I won't be spending Christmas with them or give them presents so I would like to send them a Christmas card.
Should I do a different one to each member of the family (exH, FIL, MIL, SIL, BIL) or can I send one card to all of them? They will be all together at PIL's house.

*BTW previous years I always chose and bought all the presents as exH couldn't be bothered to buy anything (not even to me) so that is why this year I am relieved not to have to buy anymore.

Joysmum Sun 21-Dec-14 08:17:20

I agree, he should sort out the pressies from the kids to his family.

As far as cards go, I'd do them individual units to the family (eg FIL & MIL, SIL & BIL) and I personally feel one card to all is rude, it says you aren't worth more than one card between you! Who keeps the card at the end of the day? No card is better than one shared.

kim147 Sun 21-Dec-14 08:24:45

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

FunkyBoldRibena Sun 21-Dec-14 09:19:19

No cards, or presents - let him sort that out.

NotYouNaanBread Sun 21-Dec-14 11:00:20

Group card and maybe group gift like some nice chocolates.

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