Simply try to enjoy the company of friends and family you don’t often see; after all, what’s funnier than Aunt Margaret after a few too many sherries?
Amazingly, some charities get over subscribed for volunteers on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, but there’ll always be someone in need at some point over the festive season.
Every corner of the restaurant is patrolled, with the 42 cameras picking up every excruciating detail, including chats in the toilet.
An e Harmony study last Christmas found that 47% of singles cited loneliness as the reason they dreaded Christmas.
And that’s no bad thing – how often do you hear coupled friends moaning they can’t go out because ‘Rachel has promised to cook me dinner this evening’?
Whereas you have no one else’s calendar to worry about.