Social Media and Politics in a Hurricane of Stupidity

Readers:

Don’t let the word count scare you. This is a fun one so grab some coffee and settle in!

Dear Robin:

I’m finding this election season unbearable.  I’ve found myself raging against people on social media over two specific issues:

Donald Trump and Planned Parenthood.

I have been shocked that some people I know support Trump and are rabidly anti-Planned Parenthood.  Their ignorance has made me question communicating with them at all.  

But that’s not my question, my question is how to handle “fights” on social media over delicate political matters?

Chris

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Social Media Drama In The Ugly Day Of Now

Social Media Drama in the Ugly Day of Now

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Hey Robin!

My problem started about 5 months ago. I have a hobby (I prefer not to identify it to protect my anonymity) I’ve really gotten in to over the last couple years. Like most hobbies there are plenty of Facebook groups out there for mine and the pages I was part of were full of drama.

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Donald Trump, Planned Parenthood, and Politics in General

(Don’t let the word count scare you. This is a fun one so grab some coffee and settle in!)

Dear Robin:

I’m finding this election season unbearable already and we don’t vote for over a year.  I’ve found myself raging against people on social media over two specific issues: Donald Trump and Planned Parenthood.

I have been shocked that some people I know support Trump and are rabidly anti-Planned Parenthood.  Their ignorance has made me question communicating with them at all.  

But that’s not my question, my question is how to handle “fights” on social media over delicate political matters?

Chris

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Stepdaughter Tweeting Twouble.

Dear Robin,

My stepdaughter Tracy needs guidance. She is a lovely girl, a senior in college, and a bit of a late bloomer emotionally at 23.

For her senior year she has chosen to room with two members of the football team, both about twenty years old, and one of them connected through family friends growing up. The young men are both VERY serious about their education and their studies.

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