I seem to run into this problem every year. I guess my relationship with my dad is different from the one that most kids had. I didn’t wreak havoc on the house, sneak out late at night or throw big parties behind his back. Conversely, I don’t worship my dad, holding him in such high esteem that it’s as if he’s a deity of some kind, I and don’t have an overbearing urge to validate who I am when I give a gift.