In this relationship video Matt Titus and Tamsen Fadal tell you why discussing politics on a first date can be a very bad idea.
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Tamsen: Hey everybody, Matt and Tamsen here. Today’s topic politics—here’s the question should you be discussing on your first date. Matt: This is logic. Absolutely not, people’s political views are very personal and a lot of times really judge each other on if they’re way left or way right or where they stand and you really begin to know a lot about each other before that comes up because you might differ forever on that. Tamsen: Yeah, but I think that’s one of the things that could be a deal breaker for somebody depending on you know how important that is to them when you have to find that out on the first date and not like the third or fourth when your falling in love— Matt: So you’re—is maybe because I’m republican or a democrat? Tamsen: No, but your views are some of the things, might be so different from mine and it might not just work. Matt: I think it’s more important to try to get to know every aspect about that person other than politics first because you can—I think you can work around and I think you can be together whether you’re left or right and sure to have a successful relationship than to just sort of you know how far you can go when you discuss it with them. Tamsen: See we’re already finding about politics. Alright, what do you think? Should you discuss it the first date or should you wait until like the third or the fourth or until you’re married, when, all this time?