||[Mar. 6th, 2007|02:51 pm]
The Question Club
1.) My boyfriend and I are total political opposites. We've been dating for a little over 7 years now, and for the most part, we just avoid the topic of politics. It seems to work, but I'm worried about whether or not it will always work.
Has anyone else been in a situation like this and is it doable in the long run? When we do have the rare discussion, we're not at each other's throats or anything, we are able to have a civil discussion stating our opinions and we don't try to change each other. In a way I think it could be good for any future kids we might have...make them more well-rounded and allow them to see things from both sides and form their own opinions, as I know a lot of people who are (politically), whatever their parents are.
Any thoughts, suggestions?
2.) Also, I'm nearly 24 and don't have my license because I've always had really bad panic attacks when I would try to drive, and sometimes even when riding. I want to have kids, but for whatever reason, I'm telling myself that I have to get my license before I have kids. Not like a law or anything, more like an ultimatum, if you will. I placed my son for adoption about 4 years ago, and part of the reason that I chose to do so was that I didn't have my license and I was afraid something would happen and I wouldn't be able to get him to the hospital or wherever fast enough. Is this rational? Assuming I live in a city with easily-accessibly public transportation, is there any real reason why I would *have* to get my license? Any experiences?