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Couples Work: How to Survive Holiday Gift-Giving

Liza Finlay | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada Living
Liza Finlay

Last Christmas, my best friend's spouse bought her a pair of furry, leopard panties -- size XXL. He's never lived it down. But even that unfortunate purchase is eclipsed by a gift one of my clients received from her mate: a pair of nose-hair clippers, sent, with love, from "The Nose Hair Fairy." For many couples, gift-giving is a minefield of potential conflict.