If your family’s anything like ours, holiday gatherings are normally a politics-free zone. There’s just one problem: Uncle Sal can’t help bringing up current events once he’s a few scotches deep. And though you’re doing Thanksgiving dinner via Zoom this year, he’s guaranteed to make some comments about the election. Sound familiar? Don’t stress. It turns out there are actually a few strategies you can use to navigate the situation so it doesn’t end in a blowout fight or awkward silence. Here, three therapist-approved ways to handle politics at Thanksgiving this year.