Determined to treat the topic as just "the joke" but to explore it as honestly as a 10-minute-per-episode sitcom could, I contacted Dan. O.: Definitely something that took a while to understand. People talking about it, being concerned with it, from when I was 5. Some are, but most are just on their way to being gay. It's like when you're a teenager and you'll see any movie that comes out?
Ironically enough, if you could take the best of those women and the best of those men, and place them in a big room where they could sit at a table and ask each other questions in person – you’d probably have 4 or 5 new match-ups by the end of the night. All they have to do is get online every day, sitting on their princess throne and file through the dozens or more profiles of men who have messaged them throughout the day.
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