With each election cycle, Americans become more polarized. The vitriol that many red and blue supporters feel toward one another drives a wedge in American society, tears apart friendships, and tests relationships. Many couples may find themselves on opposite ends of the political spectrum, straining their relationship. In some cases, the couples started out with similar political views or with one partner slightly left of center and one slightly right of center. Over time, as America has become more polarized, one or both partners may have hardened their stance on political issues. Can this relationship hurdle be overcome? Yes – James Carville, a prominent Democratic political consultant, and Mary Matlin, a leading Republican political consultant are proof that couples can have divergent political views and still maintain a happy marriage.
If the 2022 election has stressed your relationship, following are some tips to consider:
While the 2022 election cycle has ended, the battle for the White House in 2024 has just begun. By developing strategies to deal with your political differences, you can maintain a harmonious married relationship that outlasts any political administration.
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