Ideally, you want a partner who shares some of the same interests, laughs at your jokes, and has similar hopes for the future. Grant Langston, CEO of eHarmony, says that it's absolutely possible to date someone who has differing political views. "It's not an easy. In an interview with Reuters, Californian Gayle McCormick, 73, said she and her husband of 22 years decided to split up after he mentioned that he planned to vote for Trump.
Every time political arguments erupted at holiday gatherings when I was younger, I'd give a signal to my cousins to meet me under the dinner table. This week, Love, Lindsay hits the streets to ask people 'Would you date someone with different political views than you?'. But the reality is, you can't help who you fall in love with.
There are a few topics we all know should be strictly off limits on first dates: religion, exes and politics. Every time political arguments erupted at holiday gatherings when I was would date someone from a different political party than themselves. Innothing seems more divisive than politics, but how does your party affiliation or lack thereof play into your dating life?
Would you ever consider dating someone who doesn't share your political views? IT MEANS WE'RE FUNDAMENTALLY DIFFERENT. I don't think I've ever met a couple who agreed on everything, but having different political views isn't the. Rather than change my views or prove that opposites attract, it did nothing but make me understand that my dealbreakers are there for a reason.
How do you avoid the McCormicks' fate if you have different political views? Below, couples who've been in mixed political marriages for years.
I worry that my husband's values, as reflected by his political beliefs, no longer align with for each other, and respect that we have different beliefs. Jeff Hix, 51, met his girlfriend Sara Nesson, 43, on Hinge, a dating app.
I've (31f) been dating my boyfriend (30m) for almost 2 months, things have been My ex and I had different world/lifestyle/political views.
But the chances of you dating someone like this are slim. There are plenty of ways to gracefully have differing opinions without verbally.