Earlier this month, the dating service Coffee Meets Bagel surveyed 1,320 users and found that the majority of singles say politics are impacting their quest for love.
Seventy percent of single Democrats said that politics are affecting their dating life "slightly" to "profoundly," compared with 55 percent of single Independents, and 43 percent of single Republicans.
But dating site e Harmony has seen the reverse — a 35 percent spike in communication and membership following election day and inauguration day.
Not since 9/11 has the company seen such a jump in interest.
Come over to my house.’” The next day, Herrera, a widower with a 9-year-old daughter, did. They compared adoption paperwork, and sure enough, Ozzie and Butter were brothers.
When Cavin and her daughter Cali Joyce, now 8, first adopted Ozzie, they desperately wanted to bring home the brother, too, but knew their landlord wouldn’t go for it.
Politics have been a hot topic since November’s election.
Can you, if you are a Republican, ever love someone who believes in the presidency of Barack Obama?
“I hugely appreciate having great conversations with someone with slightly differing viewpoints…but I’m finding lately that when just meeting someone and getting to know them, political differences are borderline exhausting and deal breaking.” For those singles who reported that politics are not impacting their dating lives, 34% said love and politics should be kept separate, 32% said they are not that political, and 24% said politics don’t matter when it comes to love.
Many cited the fact that they “can accept difference of opinion and value that in others” as the reason why politics have had little influence on their dating lives.
The two talked for a few months, but Cavin wasn’t really interested.“I didn’t even want to go on a date,” she said.
“I was trying to get out of it.”They talked for hours and, after dinner, continued their evening at Herrera’s house where, out of the corner of Cavin’s eye, she swore she saw an orange-and-white cat.“I start looking at the cat, and I’m like, ‘That’s my cat. “And he’s like, ‘No, that’s my cat.’ So he thought I was some crazy cat lady, and I said, ‘No, I promise you.