Why Christmas only lasts a few weeks

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Here’s the deal – lots of people like Christmas. Sure there are some who because of memories, relational pain or other serious conditions dread the holiday, but for the most part there is generally a warm feeling about Christmas for most. I’ve heard many people comment how people seem nicer (unless you’re trying to shop on Black Friday) and there is a general feeling of “good cheer” as the song says. Yet this “good cheer” seems to only last for a few weeks around Christmas and then disappears. Why?

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