A decade ago, experts say more people were OK wading into romantic waters outside of their political party. But with the increasing polarization of politics at the national level, now, not so much.
“Should it be a dealbreaker? Not necessarily,” said Julie Spira, an online dating expert and the author of “Love In The Age of Trump: How Politics Is Polarizing Relationships.”
Spira says she has seen increased vitriol around national politics cause more frustration and division among singles. At issue is that many of the topics making political headlines now — immigration, women’s rights and gun control — are deeply intimate to people.
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