Should You Return a Used Gift?

Dan Abrams' discusses what to do with unwanted gifts that you've already tried out.
3:00 | 12/27/13

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dan abrams, it must be time. All week, the jury's in. But now -- we've been waiting, right? We've been waiting. "The jury's out." Hot-button topics. Shall we start with christmas gifts? Why not? If you wear an item of clothing out, you got as a gift, try out electronic device, decide you don't like it after taking it for a spin. Should you be able to return it? My take, absolutely not. If you even remove it from your home, meaning you get it as a gift, you try it on, you wear it out and say, this doesn't fit right, you cannot return it. Apparently that's not the dan harris rule. I agree with you on moral grounds. But I did get a sweater from my brother and sister-in-law that i love. But it's just one size too big. And I wore it on christmas. And I may return it. Really? To get the smaller size. I don't want to end up buying that sweater. That's the problem. I don't want to be the guy so lucky to get that. Take it off the lot, you own it. My dad was in the clothing industry. They lose a lot of money because of that. Billions of dollars annually on this issue. Let's go to social on this. Anna says, yes, sometimes you wear something and you realize it doesn't really fit. Amy says from facebook, i wouldn't want to go into a store and pay full price for something that someone else has used. We did a poll. We asked a slightly different question, is it okay to return a gift you've used. The answer to that one, 27% said yes, 73% said no. I think if we made the question, used once, we might have gotten different answers. Interesting. That's true. Next up on the docket. A mommy blogger stirred it up by saying she secretly hates it when a friend announces she's pregnant. Quote, you can pretty much guarantee that your lives are about to diverge like the two paths in robert frost's poem. You won't get to enjoy that awesome side of her because she just won't have time for you. She got blasted for this. But I think this is a very honest response. I do, too. And I agree. I have three best friends who have all had children. I have not. And I'm going to say, I've cried. And for two reasons. Yes, I'm happy for them. But I also think it changes our relationship, big-time. It's a -- both of those were responses. They are. You hate that you're going to lose your friends. That's understandable. I don't know if I would commit that to words on the internet forever. It's a legitimate feeling. Yes. And I think it's a short-term loss. I think once you get things under control -- I have two children and I have -- I think for a little bit, you might. Her position was that it extends beyond that once you have a kid. They also have the same things. I don't know how to talk about nursing. And I feel like there's a little self-pity in there. Will I be happy for my friend, I would hate it was my relationship would change. Gina says, if the person is really your friend and is happy, that should make you happy, as well. New year's approaching. New study shows that most of us make new year's resolutions. Either always or sometimes. Most of -- often. About losing weight or other self-improvement. 39% OF PEOPLE IN THEIR 20s Achieve those goals by year-end. Over 14% of those over 50 do so. So, are they a waste of time? I love resolutions. I love resolutions. What's your resolution? To spend more time with your family. Yeah. And I was going to try to say it more succinctly. Yeah. It's personal. It's because I'm a working mother, I'm going to try to put the phone down and unplug. I think new year's is a great time to clear the slate. It gives you an opportunity to start fresh. Even if you fail? Try, tryagain. That's what life is all about. I want to move on to my favorite topic. We want -- we have your back on that. Speaking of new year's. Parents

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