DON'T send an e-card.
DO send a paper card or, if you must, a personal email.
DON'T post stock holiday jokes as your Facebook status — especially not ones like these.
DO, if you want, post a brief and friendly holiday greeting as a Facebook status.
DON'T send holiday mass texts.
DO send personal text messages to close friends and/or family you won't see that day.
Relatedly: DON'T text your ex on/during the holidays!
DO head to loveshack.org (or similar) for reenforcement if you're thinking about texting your ex on New Year's.
Finally, please DON'T "Elf Yourself."
Senior Editor, Ghost Hunter, Ufologist
Contact Katie Heaney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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