Stages of Thanksgiving with Extended Family

When you first get there and have to pretend you’re happy to see everyone:

When you have to pretend to be interested in what someone is saying to you:

When someone asks what you’re studying and pretends to understand what that means:

When your family comments, once again, about how mature you look as if you haven’t been an adult for a couple of years now:

When your sibling abandons you with everyone’s least favorite relative:

When the food is ready and you know that means you won’t be forced to awkwardly socialize with conservative family members:

When they ask what you want on your plate first:

When they ask if you have room for dessert:

When your aunt says something ignorant:

When you finally get to leave: