12 Struggles When Your Entire Family Come Over For Dinner

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There’s nothing better than having an enormous family right? Cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents left, right and centre. UNTIL, of course, they all come round for dinner. At once. The struggle becomes real. Recognise these problems?

1. You have to psych yourself up beforehand and treat the day like a military operation.

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2. Everyone has to pile their plate up ridiculously high first time round because there will most certainly not be any leftovers.

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3. Anyone who’s late just won’t eat.

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4. And not one person is polite enough to ask ‘does anyone want the last’…

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5. It’s so noisy you can’t even concentrate on your food.

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6. But it’s not there for long because everybody eats insanely fast.

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7. If you leave anything on your plate you will be disowned by everyone. 

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8. There are about 101 cakes because everyone was told to bring a desert.

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9. And everything again gets eaten except from one hideously ancient recipe that Grandma always makes.

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10. You have to queue for the toilet IN YOUR OWN HOME.

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11. Then saying goodbye to everyone takes hours and hours and hours.

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12. You vow never to do that again but you remember you have to because they’re your family.

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Where would we be without family? Do you have any mealtime traditions? What pudding does your Grandma always bring? Let us know!

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