I Love You, but I Hate Your Politics: How to Protect Your Intimate Relationships in a Poisonous Partisan World

Macmillan Audio

Narrated by Jeanne Safer

5 hr 44 min

This program is read by the author.

Do you thrust unsolicited partisan articles upon your spouse? Are you convinced that you can change your coworker’s mind, if you could only argue forcefully enough? Have you gone from befriending to “defriending” the people once closest to you? Don’t give up hope; Dr. Jeanne Safer is here to help.

Since the election of Donald J. Trump, political disagreements have been ravaging our personal relationships like never before. This already widespread phenomenon will continue to grow unless we learn to fight it.

From friends to relatives to lovers, no relationship is immune to this crisis. I Love You, but I Hate Your Politics draws from interviews with every type of politically mixed couple, as well as Dr. Safer’s own experiences as a die-hard liberal happily married to a stalwart conservative. The result is a practical guide to maintaining respect and intimacy in our increasingly divided world.

I Love You, but I Hate Your Politics is sure to educate and entertain anyone who has felt the strain of ideological differences in their personal life. No matter which side of the fence you're on, Dr. Safer offers frank, practical advice for salvaging and strengthening your bonds with your loved ones. This audiobook is required listening for any politically minded friend, relative, or significant other in the Trump era.

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Publisher
Macmillan Audio
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Published on
Jun 11, 2019
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Duration
5h 44m 53s
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ISBN
9781250223562
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Conflict Resolution
Political Science / Political Ideologies / Conservatism & Liberalism
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Eligible for Family Library

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