Well, there’s always humor. Dating in the USA is awful regardless of gender or preference. So one can either go quietly mad, or, like the soldiers in the trenches in the winter of 1914 sing cheerfully in the hope that someone on the other side will pick up the tune and sing along. And who knows? Maybe you’ll even get to play a brief game of football in NoMan’sLand.

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