Dating is like fighting World War I. Every once in a while, if you’re lucky, you get to share an amusing story or a shred of comfort with someone who, just like you, is stuck in a wet muddy trench wishing fervently they were somewhere else. Thanks for tossing this across the barbed wire of No Man’s Land.

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