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Published:February 18th, 2013 12:51 EST

We Are A Nation Of Workaholics! Call In Sick And Have Fun

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Fifty percent of U.S. men versus 36 percent of women say they would choose a date over work, a survey for the specialty dating service It`s Just Lunch said."



If you are a rocket scientist, a cancer researcher or a physicist investigating string theory loop quantum gravity, I can understand why work would take precedence over everything else.

But if you are an average working stiff, and you take your job too seriously, shame on you.

One hundred percent of males and females should choose a date over work. Romance, recreation, or getting your drink on, are a lot more important than work.

Damn this workaholic nation straight to hell, lighten up people. Do the right thing, and schedule a date for Friday, and call in sick!

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