America is polarized. Especially when it comes to politics. It doesn't have to be. “When it comes to this political divide, I want to suggest seven steps. And number one is, you begin discussions with those outside your bubble,” says Dr. Phil on Friday’s episode, “Polarized America,”

Continuing, he says, “Talk to somebody who thinks differently than you do – you might be shocked.”

Watch the video above to hear all seven steps.

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