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12 Reasons It's OK Not To Hang Out With Your Family

Sure, you love your family. But that doesn't mean that you want to spend ALL your time with the people who always seem to embarrass you in public. Take a break from them, and watch The McCarthys — Oct. 30 on CBS.

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1. You know going home for vacation can be a bit of a disaster.

2. Your parents will immediately hand you a technology errand list when you walk through the door.

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YOU BREAK IT, YOU FIX IT.

3. You CANNOT avoid the inevitable political arguments.

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These will reflect well on no one.

4. No one wants to hang out in a house filled with awkward pictures of themselves.

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5. You know you'll have to explain your job to your parents for the 7,345,878,534th time.

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"Yes, Mom... it's a computer-internet job."

6. You have to sleep in the same twin bed you probably peed on as a child.

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How can your mom always notice when you gain three pounds, but refuse to acknowledge that you don't fit in this damn bed anymore?

7. They are constantly correcting your posture, so it's impossible just to lump around.

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When you leave, you are going to slouch so hard.

8. You don't want to listen to your uncle's theories on magnets, aliens, or the SO-CALLED "moon landing."

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9. Your parents tell you to "be safe" when you tell them you're going to the mall.

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And when you drive anywhere, go for a walk, and stay home by yourself... "HOW CAN YOU NAG ME ABOUT A 401K, BUT DON'T TRUST ME TO TURN OFF THE OVEN?!"

10. Your entire extended family will inevitably ask you why you're not married yet.

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11. Your kid brother insists on doing this whenever you get in the car:

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12. Mom's just gonna play Candy Crush the whole time anyway.

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Spending quality time together doesn't mean spending all the time together. Take some "me" time, and watch The McCarthys, premiering Thursday Oct. 30 at 9:30/8:30c on CBS.

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