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Visit Your Relatives Day

Date When Celebrated: This holiday is always held on May 18

Visit Your Relatives Day encourages us to visit our relatives and loved ones. This day is intended to give us the opportunity to get closer to our relatives, and to build (or re-build) family ties and relationships.

It's easy to get out of touch with loved ones. We lead busy lives. A visit with the relative, is sometimes relegated to Christmas and a few other choice major holidays.  

If you can not visit your relatives today, we suggest you call them and/or send them a card. Both snail mail and online cards will do.

Important Note: If you don't get to visit your mother-in-law today, you will have another chance on Mother-In-Law Day.


Today's Quote: God gave us relatives. Thank God we can choose our friends. - -  Author Unknown

Bonus Quote: "One loyal friend is worth 10,000 relatives." - - Euripedes


Origin and History of Visit Your Relatives Day:

Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. I'm certain you will agree with me, that the concept of visiting relatives is a good one. So, having this holiday makes perfect sense.

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