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Keeping the family peace during political season

October 12, 2012

Hour Two

Do you worry about politics ruining your personal relationships? Are there family members you re-consider inviting to functions because of their heated, dinner table conversations? Have you and your partner made a pact not to parse a stump speech or even turn off the TV when a presidential debate is on? Our guest, Clark University psychologist, DR. JAMES CORDOVA, says it’s rare ‘mixed couples’ exist, but he has advised them through political season rough patches. And Philadelphia couple, ANDREW COLE and JANET LEWIS, discuss how they enjoy a healthy marriage, despite having separate accounts of what they do in the voting booth.

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