Jason Gregory (with Klay Thompson)
I much prefer to give a gift than to receive one. It actually makes me uncomfortable to receive gifts. I'd really rather just give a gift to someone in need. For example, if I know someone is hungry, I'm really happy to buy them a meal. I'll even sit down and eat with them. That is so much more meaningful and impactful to me than receiving a gift.
Middle school student
I really enjoy giving gifts more than anything because I like to make people smile. And I love the process of picking out what I think and hope will be the perfect present for them.
I really enjoy receiving gifts. I mean seriously, who doesn't? Sometimes I wish every day were Christmas.
I prefer to give gifts. I've received so many wonderful gifts throughout my lifetime, especially while I was growing up. Those gifts really fortified my life. So now, as an adult, I feel as though it is my time to reciprocate and give to others the kind of gifts that were given to me.
My preference is to gift gifts, because it makes me feel so good to bring happiness to others. And besides, I already have everything I need, so I really don't need or want any gifts.
Compiled by Nancy and Jeff Lewis
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