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22 Reasons Why Working In Retail Ruins The Holiday Season

The holidays are never the same after retail.

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10. You can't enjoy holiday songs anymore because you hear the same dozen over the course of all the shifts you work.

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This song in particular makes my want to bash my face in with a hammer. The Macy's I worked at back in the day only had about eight tracks on their holiday playlist. This was one of them and my least favorite.

12. Instead of chestnuts roasting on an open fire, you can only think about managers roasting associates over sales goals or customers roasting associates over their coupon not working.

16. Holiday circulars make you want to vomit.

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Thousands of customers have approached you with circulars asking you to not only locate all the items they want from it but to deliver said items to them as if you were some sort of courier. "I'll wait here while you go get all that," they say.

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