Retired prison guard, Gayle McCormick, decided to leave her husband of 22 years after she found out that he had voted for Donald Trump. She mentioned that her husband’s support for Trump was a “deal breaker” and that she felt “betrayed”. She explained the reason for her drastic decision, “It opened up areas between us that I had not faced before. I realised how far I had gone in my life to accept things I would have never accepted when I was younger”.
Mrs McCormick is not the only one whose relationship has suffered since the American presidential election. In a poll conducted by Reuters, 13% of respondents admitted to ending their relationship with a family member or close friend due to the election. Furthermore, over 38% of respondents have had an argument with a close friend or family member due to the election.
It is clear that politics has affected many people around the world and it is sad to see how many relationships have been broken because of it. This is why, at the UCKG HelpCentre, we believe that no matter what the situation, relationships can be mended.
Every Thursday, we hold the Love Talk Live seminars to help couples learn how to overcome difficult situations. With experienced advisers on hand to help, these seminars are extremely helpful and many couples have seen positive improvements in their relationships as a result. So, come to the Love Talk Live seminars and learn how to prevail and overcome anything as a couple.
Event: Love Talk Live
Location: 232 Seven Sisters Rd, Rainbow Theatre N4 3NX