I have never lived anywhere other than here in Towson. I was born here, went to school here, went to college here, and now I work here. I have been to other places and even to a couple of other countries, but this is the only home I have ever known. When I graduated from college, I decided to start looking at apartments for rent for Towson MD. My mom understood my need for independence, but my dad tried his best to convince me to stay at home and save my money.
He just could not comprehend me spending money for rent, electricity, cable and Internet, and everything else I would have to pay for on my own when I was getting all of that for free at their house. I love both of my parents, and we are super close. However, I just really felt the need to exert my independence. I was 23 years old, I had a great job which I still have today, and I just knew that it was time to look at apartments for this next phase of my life. My dad did come around, and he even started helping me look at different apartments.
I had to laugh because he only chose the ones that were close to their house, but I did not mind. When he showed me a one bedroom apartment at Rodgers Forge, I knew that it was the perfect apartment for me. It is a lot bigger than I expected my first apartment to be, and it was a lot cheaper than I expected one of this size to be as well. I was approved almost immediately, and I started moving in not even a week later. I still live here, and it is having the best of both worlds. I have my independence, but my folks are just a few minutes away too when I need them!