posted on Nov, 23 2012 @ 12:33 PM
reply to post by AfterInfinity
It is definitely hard to break out from conservative culture once you are in it, it is something about the way that it's structured. I went to a
liberal arts college for five years, came back to live with my parents and am finding myself having conservative thoughts again...
So I'm moving.
Oh, if you want to change her, just forget about judging her, accept her for who she is and hang out with her. It should be rather easy if you try it
Since I've lived in both cultures, I would have to say that the judging part gets in the way the most - conservatives and liberals fear each other
because they think that one side or the other is going to decimate their way of life.
The solution to this, I think, is to embrace the other culture - they are polarized at the moment, so if the fear of becoming
conservative through interacting with her can be overcome, there is a lot of opportunity for positive energy flow between you two.
I was dating a religious girl for a while and she seemed to really like me when I was more liberal - I think girls especially want to
have a chance to be more open-minded
, but guys too, like me, but it is hard when you have people like your parents in an authoritative
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