The politics of dating dating and flirting games
Peter, 41, in Midtown East has gotten dramatic reactions from dates when he mentions he’s a Trump supporter. Another “just shut down and stared into space.” He describes sitting next to women who are drinking glasses of wine and talking about their upcoming Vermont ski trips — while also discussing their fear that America has become Nazi Germany.Trump supporters who are unattached have established their own online enclaves where they can meet like-minded people to avoid outbursts like the kind Peter describes.
Here are three tips for dating someone with a different political view than you: Relationships aren't easy; every pairing argues and disagrees from time to time. More frightening, however, is the couple who seems to agree on just about everything.Once we all got ours, our collective dating lives changed.No longer were we confined to meeting up with women who lived on our block or just a short bus ride away. That increased access led me and my boys, a pack of tall, young basketball playing, DMX loving kids, to the city right next to us where the big area mall was.A recent article in the Journal of Politics by Gregory Huber, Yale professor of political science, and Neil Malhotra, a professor of political economy at Stanford University, offers fresh insight into these questions.They conducted two studies — one involving a survey using manipulated online dating profiles, and another using a trove of data from an online dating service —that measure people’s attitudes before they form relationships.