I'm 25 years old. I have lived in a lot of places in my life, and the most I've paid for rent was $800 a month on a short-term lease in Indianapolis.

The monthly estimated cost of paying off this monster of a house? $17,126.

I almost threw up typing that.


Truly -- I can only think of a few people I've ever met who could afford something of that magnitude when it comes to cost. Oddly enough, in Iowa, they were all medical professionals of some kind. Good thing there are doctors in eastern Iowa, because somebody should buy this beautiful home.

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I've been in homes like this before, too.

It's super easy to assume people who live in these types of mansions are snoody, stuck-up, or not likeable. Considering my college ex-girlfriend's family lived in a home like this in Ottumwa, you'd probably think I'd agree on that front. We'll refer to ex-girlfriend as Sheila.

In all reality, these people were amazing. Her dad, a gynecologist, had everything taken care of financially. He actually just retired a few years after turning 60. I don't think I could have loved her parents more. While we didn't see her siblings all the time as they were older and had careers of their own, I liked them a lot, too.

We don't have to talk about Sheila.

At one point in time, prior to our breaking up, Sheila's dad had told me "We'd love for you to be a part of the family, Eliot." He and I got along really well. He gave me a hard time, but I always knew it was because he liked me. For example: He referred to me as Turd Ferguson on a regular basis, referencing an old Saturday Night Live sketch. I have no idea why or how that started, but it still makes me laugh.

After talking with said ex-girlfriend months after we had been separated, she told me that when she and I broke up, her mom said "No, there's got to be a way things workout!" And after Sheila had told her mom she'd be going on a date with different guy, her mom said that she missed me.

Something that makes this all the more hilarious is that when I told me family we broke up, their collective response was something like "GOOD."

I learned a lot from that relationship, and plus, I got to go to Florida on vacation with Sheila's family a month before we broke up. That's a win-win if I do say so myself.

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