A few years ago, my in-laws took one final picture with their last unmarried child, Bridget. The annual Christmas card photo had quickly dwindled from five unmarried kids to just one. Here it is: (Picture blurred to protect the in-laws' safety from the internet mob.)Her parents didn't "kick her out" due to disappointment with her failure to marry or have children (like much of the Internet believes). Rather, after this 2009 card went out with everyone showcasing their hobbies (violin playing, knife skills, balloon hats, and cooking all made an appearance), the family decided to part ways for future cards since it ended up so unintentionally awkward, especially since Bridget's only hobby appeared to be drinking. 2010: Love Bridget. Just Bridget We all thought we'd never hear from Bridget at Christmas again. Then we got this. 2011: The Other Tea Party The tradition continued in 2011, with some of her best friends. 2012: Company for Christmas We were all relieved to see Bridget finally found some company for Christmas. 2013: All Hope Is Lost No comment required. 2014: Not So Lonely Christmas After years of being single for the Holidays, Bridget finally found someone to keep her company. 2015: The Hen, The Rooster, and the Chicken Jackie Willome Photography / Via jackiewillomephotography.com Turned out the mannequin was an asshole. The chicken, on the other hand, is cordial and quite festive.