Politics and online dating
The couple –who had fallen in love at first sight, spent seven years together, broken up and then re-connected — went their separate ways shortly after Inauguration Day.
The Trump era’s effect on romance is something Spira, a dating expert, has seen in her professional capacity.
Today, wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat at a bar might get you a free drink – or get one thrown in your face.
Trump’s election “has polarized the nation in general.
After Election Day 2016 and Inauguration Day last year, e Harmony saw a 35 percent increase in membership.
“People are reacting to the Trump presidency with the same intensity as they did after 9/11,” e Harmony CEO Grant Langston said in a company report.
“Fifty-four percent of singles think the current political climate makes it more important to find out about a potential partner’s overall political views,” Match.com’s survey found. 23 percent are willing to ask.” As for Spira, she’s found someone she’s politically compatible with.
We’re in the midst of a cultural sea change to one of the most central institutions in the life of the nation.
Even if you choose not to have your activity tracked by third parties for advertising services, you will still see non-personalized ads on our site.“It’s made people more narrow in who they will date. Roughly seven in 10 singles in Match.com’s “Singles in America” study said they would cross party lines to date, and singles were more apathetic about a partner’s voting habits last year compared to 2015. When time’s up, shift to another topic or activity you both enjoy.