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New data: ‘Trump effect’ ending 1-in-5 millennial relationships

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by Paul BedardWashington Examiner

Couples are fighting over President Trump more than ever, and many are turning to divorce court to get out of their politically ravaged marriages.

New data from Wakefield Research found that one in 10 couples, married and not, have ended their relationships in a battle over Trump. For younger millennials, it’s 22 percent.

And nearly one in three Americans said that political clashes over Trump have “had a negative impact on their relationship,” said the report provided to Secrets.

“Since Donald Trump’s election, political discourse in the U.S. has been more tense and divisive than ever,” Wakefield said.

Call it the end of the Carville-Matalin era, when relationships like Clinton adviser James Carville’s marriage to Bush family adviser Mary Matalin were celebrated.

Full article at WashingtonExaminer.com


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