Jack, a single year-old New York-based software engineer and die-hard Bernie supporter, says he uses politics to gauge long-term romantic compatibility. For many couples, some contention about politics can work, and even spur healthy, mind-opening conversations. When the differences are too extreme, though, it can spell trouble-or even a breakup. Laurel, a year-old consultant in Berkeley, California, and lifelong Democrat, dated a hyper-conservative guy for two years in college. I was so furious, I almost broke up with him right there. These are crazy political times, and your partner may still be working out their own beliefs.
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For many couples, some contention about politics can work, and even spur healthy, mind-opening conversations. When the differences are too extreme, though, it can spell trouble-or even a breakup.
Laurel, a year-old consultant in Berkeley, California, and lifelong Democrat, dated a hyper-conservative guy for two years in college. I was so furious, I almost broke up with him right there. These are crazy political times, and your partner may still be working out their own beliefs. Use that time to do your favorite things together that bring out the loving feels.
One couple who seems to have it all or mostly figured out: My friend Sophia, a year-old writer and editor, and her husband, Jeffrey, a year-old HR manager.
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Jun 21, Dating someone with different political beliefs can work, and for some, it can even work out quite well. Fair warning: Couples who are staunch in opposite political thought often have quite a bit to duke it out over. This can lead to stimulating, passionate and interactive discussions that help light a fire in other areas of a relationship. How To Love Someone With Opposite Political Views. Don't let Trump ? or any politician, for that matter ? ruin a quality relationship. Just two weeks into Donald Trump's presidency, news hit of the first divorce triggered by the election results (or at least, the first to go viral).
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Jun 07, After all, there are a lot more reasons to be with someone than their political opinion and often you don't find out until you've already fallen for them: "I think if we had very different views we probably wouldn't have found out until after we'd fallen in love and then it's tricky," year-old Holly*. I'm a pretty political person, and I would personally have a hard time stomaching dating someone who voted for Trump. My ex-gf and I disagreed pretty sharply over many political things- she was conservative and I am liberal. People can get pretty hard headed over politics and it might be an entire dialog the two of you will have a hard time over. Mar 15, If you're already deep into a relationship with someone whose politics differ vastly from yours, there are ways to keep it from wrecking your connection. Don't talk about loaded topics unless you're feeling calm and able to have a curious, open archotelzeeland.com: Hannah Hickok.
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