Political Dabbler is into basketball, and if his March Madness knowledge is any indication, the passion is less dabble, more dunk. He seems tolerant of my ignorance, though, and we eventually make it out for coffee. I purposely steer us away from politics, and instead ask about his hobbies. We're sitting in a Des Moines diner called Louie's and talking about our families. There's a lull, and I realize that I never found out what he studies. He is planning to go to law school, and afterwards he wants to be…a politician. The date ends soon after—he has to go do some volunteer work. If more people did that, it would be a kinder, gentler world."Coleman is right. Hot Liberal: "If you're allowed to go out with Democrats again, do you want to find time to get coffee? We're both into jazz, and we both babble endlessly about our younger sisters.A sweet smile dominates his face as he recalls traveling to neighboring farms with his father when he was younger. Then he asks, "Do you want to know why I'm voting for Trump? Maybe there would be less bickering and hatred in the U. if people like me stopped judging based only on politics. He texts me a few days later about getting coffee again, but I am out of town. He asks to see me again that night, and we quickly find ourselves capital-T Together. I fell for him because he's passionate about what he does.A curious statistic, you might think, but good sex requires being relaxed.If you delay sex in order to get to know someone first, as conservative Republicans tend to do, you are more likely to be comfortable when the kissing begins.Moreover, new research indicates that one’s political orientation has deep genetic roots.So if you begin to date someone with a radically different political perspective, I recommend you make a few ground rules at the start. Helen Fisher is an internationally renowned biological anthropologist and one of the world’s leading experts in the science of human attraction.
He also tells me that birth control is a sin, that global warming isn't real, and that the only reason there's a pay gap is because women choose lower-paying jobs. A caller mentions that many people refuse to date someone from the opposing party. Verifying their political ideology without making it weird isn't. Except this time, I'm looking on both sides of the aisle.Almost 49% of single conservative Republicans have had a one-night stand (as opposed to 65% of liberal Democrats).And although conservative Republicans have had the least amount of sex over the past 12 months, they are the most likely to achieve orgasm 91% to 100% of the times they make love.He didn't give statistics—I didn't even catch the guy's name—but it rings true to me. One guy loves Ayn Rand (good start) but then later says he's voting for Bernie (odd). There are connections far more important than politics.I've heard "I would never date a Republican" from several friends, and if I'm being honest, I've heard it from me, too. Another is a libertarian, which I decide doesn't count because I am most likely to get agitated over differences in social issues. I may not have personally proven it—but I believe it.