Three years ago DH and I went away for Xmas, it was lovely, We informed our adult children 8 months in advance so they knew and could make their own arrangements, which was largely fine as SD and her son tend to spend Xmas with her mother and SSons with their wives families or just at home with their own small children.
Now to my dilemma, the only person left in this scenario is my own DD (34 and single, own home) I felt guilty to be leaving her but my hubby insisted we cannot put our lives on hold just because she is single. She made no arrangements and spent Xmas on her own even though there were a few places she could have gone.
To make it worse my 2 siblings slated me for leaving her behind on her own which just added to my feelings of guilt.
She is a very difficult person, extremely lazy when with us and when we have taken her on holiday she doesn’t lift a finger and expects me to do everything, cook, clean etc..and plan her itinerary...she takes no iniative at all, never seems to be enjoying herself. It drives my DH mad, tbh it drives me mad too and I always say ‘never again’
Anyway, DH has just raised the subject of the 2 of us going away for Xmas again and I can already feel the anxiety/guilt rising in my body.
So would you go? Am I a terrible mother?
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