When my mother told me that she was leaving her third husband, I admit that I was secretly very happy over this news. She had been widowed twice, and she had married this man out of a fear of being alone. He was never good to her though, and I was just happy that she was finally going to put herself first. She wanted me to look at apartments close to where I live, and I told her that the Regency at Outlook Canyon apartment complex is one that she would really enjoy living at.
I already knew better than to have her come live with me. Though I would love for her to be here with me, she is just too independent in that way. She would feel like she was a burden and invading on my privacy. (more…)