Like our political discussions, our relationship was passionate and intense and filled with complex emotions that were far too important to suppress. Our relationship progressed rapidly, and in about six months, we'd moved in together and were expecting a baby.
Whether you like it or not, in coming months such themes will be pushed on you, relentlessly — the way stories about bitcoins and Esperanto were pushed on you — despite your loudest inner screams. So there will be more studies and stories and polls asking, "Can I date a Republican and not get a disease?
" or explaining, "How to hide your Democratic lover from your family" and so on.
Kristin Zanotti, a 24-year-old professional from Boston, identifies as a Democrat and vocal feminist and has been joyously paired with a Republican for almost two years.
"Overall, we have slight differences, but what I am most thankful for is that we can have healthy, passionate debates without discrediting each other or taking anything personally," she said.
Frank, a former Jeb Bush supporter who is now undecided, has brought up Benghazi over breakfast. ”In the midst of the most contentious election cycle in recent memory, interparty Democratic-Republican couples who once agreed to disagree have become seriously strange bedfellows.