I discovered you about five years ago, and I've enjoyed listening to you immensely. Although my liberally raised self sometimes disagrees with you, I find it amusing that I've been living most of your principles all along! I dated my husband for four years before we married, but mostly because we wanted to wait until we were out of our early 20s. He proposed, I said yes, we got married, and had two sons (in that order)!
Our boys are six and eight and I am a stay-at-home mom. I don't let them listen to your show all that often because sometimes the topics are a little bit too adult for them, but they have heard you before and know your voice well. I never knew they were REALLY listening until I was putting my clothes away in the closet with my 8-year-old one day. During the course of our conversation, I must have given him one too many pieces of "Dr. Laura wisdom," because he said (rather snarkily): "I know, Mom, I can't live with a girl until I get married, I can't have babies until after I'm married, and I have to marry a girl who will stay home with our kids!!" Even though I wanted to scold him for the snark, how could I when I know WE had gotten through to him? That was a proud moment for me and I hope it is for you, as well. Now I know I'm raising a real man. Thank you!
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