1. Christmas with my inconsiderate family, who will speak in Spanish and ignore me all night. Last time I spent Christmas Eve with them I was dog sitting, and told them I could only come for 2 - 3 hours. Instead of telling me to come at dinner time, they had me over way early so I got stuck helping to cook food that I couldn't stay to eat. I left gifts for my father, stepmom, stepbrother, and 7 year old cousin, and never heard a word of acknowledgement of the gifts.

2. "Friendsmas" with people I don't know. A friend invited me to her friend's place. I don't think I quite feel up for a night of talking to people I've never met before. Also, my friend is sort of possibly involved with the guy who's having the party, and maybe this makes me a terrible person, but I just don't think I can deal with hearing her hem and haw and angst about it. She's already sent me at least 3 overly detailed emails about their maybe relationship, and I can't imagine how much worse it's going to get if I actually meet the guy.

3. Forgo human contact and stay at home. I could watch While You Were Sleeping, The Holiday, and Love Actually, cry at all of them, drink mulled wine, and go to bed early. But I also know that even though my options for going out are kind of shitty, spending the holiday alone is going to bum me out.