Dating political differences

Get to know a person's other attributes before judging them by political affiliation alone.

The fact that they vote Republican doesn't mean that they can't also share common interests with you, be there for you during difficult times, make you laugh, and...

There are a few subjects that make people more emotional than politics, but not many.

For whatever reason, discussing whom we will vote for can get most of us pretty riled up.

There are many things my husband and I disagree on, but thankfully politics isn’t one of them.

If Google searches and media coverage is any indication, Trump is straining a lot of relationships.

The people voting for Trump are largely white men—a subgroup of white men who are entitled, angry, racist and sexist. The most brutally misogynist men often date, marry and claim to love women.

Most of the same men who opposed women’s rights to vote, who wrote laws insuring that it was legal to rape your wife and who barred women from colleges and universities were married to women.

So what do you do if the person you’re dating—a person who is usually reasonable, insightful, logical, and full of sanity—for some reason can’t see the light when it comes to the upcoming election?

How in the world do you two make it during these last few weeks and still maintain some semblance of a loving and respectful relationship?

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