This question is about what to do when people are talking politics at holiday parties.
Even before the election, we’ve been in social situations where friends have engaged in heated political discussions. Starting off as social banter, it often escalates into anger.
At our upcoming holiday party, we’re hoping the election won’t be the elephant in the room: either nobody will talk politics or the elephant will take over the room. How do we cope with the anger we’re experiencing within our circle of friends, acquaintances and work colleagues?
–Alix, Dover, MA
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