Start Dating a conservative

Dating a conservative

Your priority, as far as the relationship goes, should focus on communication, compromise and caring. What is not okay is belittlement or intimidation of another person with your “correct” views of the world.

You need to look within and assess if you can handle these traits in a partner. Are you more laid back, allowing things to roll off your shoulders? There are many examples where harmony can be achieved in a split house during political times. ) Either have civil red and blue dialogue, or if this is not realistic, ban political talk in the house.

Caring: Caring and respect for one another is the key to healthy discourse.

If you are with a person who maintains that they are always right, clearly this mentality will not just be contained within the realm of politics.

This kind of arrogant posture will inevitably permeate into other aspects of life. Can you accept someone who has the opposite political point of view from you?

Compromise: Compromise is the key to most facets of successful relationships.

When it comes to politics, things can get really heated, but topics such as child rearing, budgeting, where to live and how to educate kids can be just as touchy.

It is okay if the two of you don’t see eye to eye, but if your differences means putting on the boxing gloves and going at each other, it most certainly is not.

How you speak to one another about an election goes much deeper than Romney or Obama.

Do you have any advice for how a liberal and conservative can live together in harmony? It is not about what you believe, but rather how you express yourself.

It is important to be able, in the end, to agree to disagree in harmony.

It goes to the core of your personality and who the two of you are.