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Is It Possible To Date Someone With Different Political Views?

Dating is hard enough, without politics thrown into the mix. So here I am to question, is it possible to date someone with a different ideology than you.

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Is It Possible To Date Someone With Different Political Views?
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Dating is hard enough, without politics thrown into the mix. So here I am to question, is it possible to date someone with a different ideology than you.

Politics is a sensitive subject for a lot of people especially because it encompasses quite a few diverse matters such as environmental issues, abortion, fiscal policies, and many others. However, in situations regarding politics, people seem to be more sensitive to what is happening, especially in today's society due to the fact that there are many more social issues littering the government than before.

Handling issues that are more socially relevant than things just related to the government can cause more trouble. These topics hit closer to home, dealing with subjects much more personal than things such as tariffs and government spending. For instance, someone's parents could be immigrants and dating someone who is wanting to stop all immigration can feel like a personal attack. And this is where issues between two separate ideas stem.

The thought of these questions looming over relationships can seem daunting. Will it cause issues in the relationship? Are there going to be constant arguments over politics? Do his/her friends feel the same way? How deep do those beliefs actually run? And finally the biggest question of all: Are we too different to continue in this relationship. There is no blanketing way that things will go in situations like these though. People are all different.

Each person has lived their own life with their own events that have happened to them and this is where we get different sides of issues. Because of this it is all about what you and your partner decide is best for the relationship and the people involved. You all can choose that it is too much to deal with being on opposing sides or that it isn't that important and being together is all that matters.

All in all, dating a person who has different views than you can work and it is also cannot work. There is no right or wrong way when dealing with situations like this, it is just what works best for your partner and you.

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