Ideological Conflicts in Romance
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 10 April 2011, Question 2
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 10 April 2011, I answered a question on ideological conflicts in romance.
How should a person deal with ideological conflicts with a spouse? In particular, if a person discovers and embraces Objectivism while already in a serious relationship (perhaps marriage) with a non-Objectivist, what's the best way to deal with conflicts that arise due to divergent principles?
My Answer, In Brief: Provided that the gap can be bridged, each person must be wholly honest with the other, while giving the other space to pursue his/her own values.
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