If you read the studies and listen to the experts, family dinner is crucial. Children who gather ‘round the table each night with their parents are smarter, kinder, more capable, better looking and more likely to run a successful hedge fund once they graduate from an Ivy League college having never, ever tried drugs.

That’s all fine and good, but there’s just one catch for me.

I can’t stand family dinner.

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