The issue of giving away gifts that you do not want is a thorny one. There are, it’s worth noting, the fully committed re-gifting souls who see it as a perfect way to eliminate waste and reduce both costs and time spent on present-buying.
In an ideal world, there should be no issue here from gift-givers, but in reality it is always slightly galling and disappointing to see a gift you spent time...
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