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Holiday Movies: Lessons From Our Favorite Dysfunctional Families

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    No matter how much we love sitting 'round the fire and drinking eggnog with our families, that extra time together can create a little drama. Whether it concerns the S.O. you brought home to meet the folks or a not-so-well-received present you bought your sis, we know that sometimes even the smallest thing can make you want to pull your hair out.

    So, in order to prevent any major disasters this season, we're turning to our favorite holiday movies that just so happen to feature some seriously dysfunctional families. But, rather than just use them as a means of making our own families not look so bad (this totally works by the way), we're taking it a few steps further and seeing what lessons we can take from each. Ahead, our top seven holiday flicks that shed some much-needed wisdom on how to cope (or, how NOT to cope) with our nearest and dearest this Christmas.


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