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Can you marry someone with different political views than your own? Sure. It happens all of the time. In fact, for some couples, it provides that fire—that passion—that keeps their conversations alive and interesting, and their sex life active and hot. But, for some couples, having different political views can really be a point of tension and a regular cause of fights. It’s hard not to feel that, when you have varying political views from someone else, that you have different values as human beings. Try as we may to not think this way, sometimes, we all do it—we believe that people with different political views from our own are bad people. We snap out of it, and realize that is small-minded and a very problematic way of thinking. But being married to someone who causes that internal strife in you regularly is…tough. Here are the challenges you’ll face marrying someone with different political views.

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You have to be sensitive on social media

You want to vent and make a long post on social media when anything major happens in politics. But you realize that not only will your partner see that but, more importantly, his entire circle—from professional to personal contacts—will see it. And that could be damaging for him.

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