8 Ways to Cope If You Can't See Family and Friends This Holiday Season
Many of us feel more emotional as we enter the holiday season. But if circumstances prevent us from gathering with family, meeting with friends, or vacationing as usual, those extra emotions can spiral down to a place we don't want to visit.
It's normal to feel disenchanted and flat-out sad about Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year's Eve when we can't spend time with people near and dear to us. While those feelings are normal and expected, it's essential to find coping strategies to make the most of the season, no matter what. We solicited experts for their best advice for feeling connected and remaining positive during the holidays.