I Believe Politics Should Never Come Between Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 112 People

    One day, I walked out of a Bible study

    because I was the only one there who was not a conservative republican and everyone else there was more concerned with discussing their conservative republican politics than with discussing whatever Bible passage we were supposedly there to discuss. A few days later, I ran into...
    gingershuman gingershuman
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 24, 2014

    The Bond Is More Important

    An authentic friendship is such a powerful precious bond that is very hard to break and it's not worth losing that over political differences. I may not agree with all of my close friends who voted differently, but I love and respect them all the same. And even if things are...
    moonlitReveries moonlitReveries
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2008

    Friends Are...

    ......a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard. Also friends are people who are on good terms with another; a person who is not hostile. That definition seems to sum it up doesn't it? We are all very different people. Some with similar...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 6, 2008

    I do understand it's a touchy subject,

    but politics really aren't on our side anyway so you be idiot to let your political believes get in the way of your friendship. It would make more sense to stop being friends when his or her is no longer a friend to you.
    awsome2 awsome2
    22-25, T
    Mar 8, 2015

    Friends Can Agree To Disagree

    Today I guess most folks would call me a Conservative. I am a registered Republican, although party affiliation does not fully guide my voting record, and never has. I will vote for the candidate I think will do the best job representing the people. Nothing really has changed...
    Dave002 Dave002
    56-60, M
    1 Response Sep 30, 2011

    Yeah.

    You shouldn't have friendship problems because you have different political views. Oh I liked McCain, so my friends who are Obama supporters don't wanna be my friend no more because I liked McCain. Thats kind of childish and selfish on your behalf. :)  
    ascs ascs
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jun 15, 2009
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