Is it normal it's funny that people will lose respect for someone over dumb things
I'm an atheist. A fellow atheist once said he lost respect for me because I have no problems with religious people.
I got vaxed. A friend of mine of 15 years stopped talking to me because apparently I'm suddenly a commie for getting it.
I'm bisexual. That one resulted in a few people ghosting me.
I like guns and hope to get a license to own one one day. Not for terrorist activity, but to protect my property. Once again, that resulted in people having enough of a negative opinion of me to stop seeing me.
I have a few other examples of crap over the years, but I'm trying to keep this as short as possible.
I keep my opinions, thoughts, morals, and beliefs to myself. It's only when it's relevant to the convo that I bring it up, such as when people ask me.
Is it normal? I noticed that some of these people try really hard to hang out with like minded people and get really anxious around people who aren't the same. Now when I noticed that in people, I consider it a red flag and avoid them completely before it becomes a friendship.