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Dating opposing political views

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We all chatted about family, traveling, food, children—everything except politics.But last April she told me she couldn’t come to my house anymore because of Donald Trump.

Please discuss this issue on the article's talk page.Novels you’ve enjoyed, a movie you saw recently—we are really not so one-dimensional that we have to bring everything back to politics, are we? I play tennis regularly with a half dozen different women.There is only one who might share some of my political views.Locke argued that each man has a natural right to life, liberty and property, while adding that governments must not violate these rights based on the social contract.Liberals opposed traditional conservatism and sought to replace absolutism in government with representative democracy and the rule of law.We all have a great time together and we chat a little while changing sides of the court, but frankly no one has the time or inclination for a political debate during our precious time for exercise. There are plenty of people whose political views I wouldn’t know at all if it weren’t for the fact that I see them on Facebook.

If we are going to read the political posts of our friends, we can’t become so easily infuriated by them.

According to a new poll, 64 percent of Democrats and 55 percent of Republicans have just a few or zero close friends from across the political aisle. As CNN reported, “The number of Democrats and Republicans who saw the opposing party as ‘very unfavorable’ has more than doubled from 16% and 17%, respectively, in 1994, to a broader 44% and 45% today, the survey found.” None of this surprised me.

Earlier this spring I invited my mother’s old friend and her partner to a Passover Seder at my house.

We had hosted the couple on at least a half dozen occasions in recent years, with nothing less than pleasant results.

She and my mother, who were friends from elementary school, reminisced about old times.

Actress Ashley Judd spoke out against him, and Rose Mc Gowan was among those who received a settlement after an incident in 1997.