While Thanksgiving is supposed to be a happy celebration with family and friends, things can easily turn sour depending on the topic of conversation at the meal, and there certainly are some topics folks would rather avoid.
A new survey finds the subjects people would least like to discuss at the Thanksgiving table are:
- Prior family issues
- Your weight
- Romantic relationships
- Financial health
Politics came in 5th and almost half of Americans say they actually look forward to discussions about it.
- 44% of folks say they would jump gladly jump into a political conversation during the Thanksgiving meal.
- Both Democrats and Republicans are equally likely to join in (48%), with only 40% of Independents saying the same.
- 26% of people say they’d actually initiate a political discussion, while 54% are unlikely to bring up politics.
- Both Democrats and Republicans are equally likely to bring up politics at the table (31% vs. 30%), while only 19% of Independents are willing to do so.