updated 08/13/2013 AT 11:00 AM ET
•originally published 08/13/2013 AT 2:15 PM ET
“Sometimes it’s a pain because my heels are so high and it would be really nice to have his arm,” she says in September’s Allure, available Aug. 20. “And he’s such a great date! But it can be too much. I think especially for women, they can really lose their identity and just become ‘wife of,’ ” she says.
But aside from Affleck being an Oscar-winning-actor-turned-director, Garner, 41, says becoming involved in politics may eventually be next for her husband.
“Would I be surprised if one day he did go into politics? No. But not now,” she says, adding that she supports the idea. “I’m along for the ride.”