The Dictator Oโ€™ Christmas

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XmasTo many, this is the most wonderful time of the year (you can pry my cliches from my cold, dead hands). Stockings are hung by the chimney with care, and also โ€“ shopping. Lots and lots of shopping. And gifts. Who doesnโ€™t love getting gifts?! Still, for some of us, this time of year is filled with darkness. And dictatorship.

Dictator (noun): a person exercising absolute power, especially a ruler who has absolute, unrestricted control in a government without hereditary succession.

Hello, my name is Pam, and Iโ€™m a recovering Dictator Oโ€™ Christmas. And letโ€™s be real, the only reason Iโ€™m in recovery is because I donโ€™t live at home any more and my younger siblings are no longer under my rule. Still, there was a time, long long ago, when my dictator tendencies were infamous and revered.

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