Tis the season to give. And while we always say it’s the thought that counts, there are a few items that should never be given as gifts. We’re talking about presents that will not only make you look insensitive, but will also make the receiver feel bad. We’ve rounded up these 12 bad gift ideas early so you can avoid going shopping for things like bathroom scales, self-help books and those sweet but completely useless Precious Moments tchotchkes. Click through our slideshow and tell us about the worst gift you’ve ever received.
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