This time of year sees the mass exodus of twenty-somethings as they prepare to move back to the suburbs, after their four years of conquering the city as university students. With final exams at last in sight and the glittering promise of graduation, for many young people it can seem disheartening to move home. As they divide their things into packing boxes they are reminded of their reckless university days and the memories they have made. It’s easy to see why they worry that they’re giving up their independence in their decision to move back home. However, it’s essential to know that by making this decision, young people are actually taking their first steps in the direction of total autonomy.