OT: Northeast US Losing Population, Growth In Sun Belt, West, South
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02-12-2013, 11:40 AM
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: The Triangle
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oh yee of little faith ... you can do both at the same time.
I'd like to see how you swing a hammer
Anyway, my point is that this "MY generation would live in a closet as long as it's above a subway stop!" line of thinking lasts up until about age 25, when the reality hits home that you can't live in a closet with 2 dogs and a baby. When people form families, they need more space. That's why suburbs exist in the first place.
I say all this having at one point lived in an urban townhouse with 2 dogs and a baby. Even though that lifestyle was fun in the short run, there are a hundred little things that make it incompatible with raising a family. It's a logistical thing, having to do with personal issues like money and transportation which are not connected to generational attitudes.
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