Episode 3: One Couple, One Car

We are busy bodies. We are always going somewhere or doing something. We have different jobs usually in different locations. How do we manage to share one car? In this episode of I Do, We Do, we discuss why we decided to share one car, why we continue to share one car, and how we make it work.

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WHAT WE TALKED ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:

  • We discuss how we manage sharing one car

    • We have flexible jobs that enable us to share one car and lets us choose where their offices can be

  • Sharing one car allows us to spend extra time together

  • We use effective communication and planning with each other throughout the day since we both have each other’s calendars on hand

  • We discuss the challenges that we face sharing one car

    • One of us rear-ended someone earlier this year and we planned to drive to Dallas the following morning for a flight

    • There was a time when one wasn’t ready for wherever she needed to be

  • We discussed the pros of having one car

    • Protecting the environment   

    • Forces communication

    • Benefiting from the generosity of friends

    • Costs

  • We discussed the cons of having one car:

    • Emergencies

    • More time together (can be a con for people that don’t like spending time together, not us though!)

    • limited alone time  

WHAT WE USE TO MAKE SHARING ONE CAR POSSIBLE: