14 Animals Who Totally Get Why You Hate Going Home For The Holidays

Depending on who you ask, the holiday season is a time for joy, gratitude, and family; or it's a time for stress, anxiety, and crazy relatives. Please allow these adorable animals to illustrate why travelling home during the holidays sucks.

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1. When your parents immediately put you to work on household chores

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2. You and your siblings immediately revert to your pre-adolescent behavior

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3. Waiting in line at airport security with two million other stressed out strangers.

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4. Your plane finally lands, and then you taxi around the airport for the rest of your life

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5. The realization that none of your old friends are back in town yet

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6. Your baby cousin who thinks you’re the coolest and won’t leave you alone.

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7. That aunt who always pinches your cheek and tells you how much you’ve grown

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8. Trying to fit into your old twin bed

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9. Pretending that you love the new sweater your grandma got you

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10. Trying not to get involved during family “discussions” about religion/politics/whatever

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11. When your mom is really (really really) happy to see you

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12. Smiling for endless family photos

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13. When you’re hungry, but you have to wait for everyone else to start eating

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14. The complete and total lack of privacy

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