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Done got into a touchy conversation

Nov 06, 2016 11:58 AM

So, as we all know religion and politics are a bad idea in mass groups. So please I'm !
NOT posting to start a political convo nor religion convo.
However, I've been talking to a friend and we ended up in a political and religious conversation. We are in different religions and she has strong views on voting. So now I can't seem to get out of it. I'm trying to back out nicely however it's like she on the attack now and it's waking up my attack mode. And trust no body needs that. Lol..
So how do y'all suggest I end the convo without hurting her feelings anymore.

Nov 06, 2016 12:12 PM

I usually say i don't want to argue and let's just drop it and forget about it. Or let's agree to disagree and move on. if that doesn't work maybe say you dont want to talk about it anymore and you don't want to ruin your friendship by fighting about it. If that doesn't work maybe don't talk to this person for a few days and ignore any messages from them so as to not get you all fired up.

Nov 06, 2016 12:55 PM

Newfibrogirl VERY easily!!!! Just say, I'm not talking about this any more. It was obviously a mistake to go in this direction and I'm finished with this. (If that doesn't work, send them my way, they'll never talk about it again... OH NO, they may never talk to you again, scratch that!! LMAO!!!🤗😂). Just end the conversation and let it be.

Nov 06, 2016 12:58 PM

Everyone has the right to feel their own way on both issues. It's been my experience that people who continue to be argumentative, to try and change another's way of thinking to the same as their own, are selfish and rude (bully's). Politely tell them exactly how Gotobef started. Then if they still want to press the issue, tell them if that's all they want to talk about then there's no point in talking further. And ignore them until they decide to let it go.

Nov 06, 2016 1:04 PM

Thanks guys, I did manage to turn the tide.. started slowing up on my responses. And just turned her questions back on her.. I love this lady we've been Friends for years. But she gets so self-righteous when she feels her religion is attacked.

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