Washington: Gayle McCormick was so shocked when her husband announced he was planning to vote for Donald Trump she dumped him - after 22 years together.

Trump's aggressive policies have not only divided the US. They are also dividing families. 73-year-old Gayle was astonished to learn her husband of 22 years decided to vote Trump. His decision led to their separation, The Mirror reported.

Three months after the most divisive election in modern US politics fractured families and upended relationships, a number of Americans say the emotional wounds are as raw as ever and show few signs of healing.