Many think you can’t love someone or have a good relationship with them if they have different political views but that’s not the case. You just have to know how to keep them out of things. Yes, it can be hard. Some people feel very strongly about politics and want to bring it up a lot. It doesn’t have to ruin a relationship but it will take work and compromise for it not to do that.
- When a couple has two different political views in a marriage it may cause one partner to feel they have to guard their point of view at all times.
- After the recent presidential election arguments are more likely to occur. Constant executive orders, tweets, and cabinet appointments can cause friction when the couple has two different views.
- Couples need to avoid treating their partner as a surrogate for the opposing party. Arguments are not going to affect the future of the country, but they will affect the couples’ personal future.
“Don’t look at your partner as a surrogate for his or her party’s candidate.”