"And I'm annoyed with myself because when [my partner] suggested it, I just knew that these two family members would likely do this. But we didn't want to not include them and they said they were happy to do it at the time. And I felt guilt for being negative."
Commenting on the post, people offered their solutions to the issue.
"Would anyone be able to pop by theirs and collect their gifts?" one suggested. "It could be they are genuinely ill, only you know if they are more likely to have not got anything and made up the illness. If they have no gifts to give then can their presents be given in place of the ones they were meant to give?"
Another wrote: "Just go and pick them up!"
And a third wrote: "Also they may be ill. About half the people I know are ill at the moment."
What would you do?
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