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Old 11-25-2018, 03:54 AM   #1
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Is this something that just happens as we get older? Or is there a deeper reason for it? For me it seems like it has gotten worse as I have gotten older. I have paths throughout my house and often trip over things. If it's a deeper issue where do you find help with it?

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Old 11-25-2018, 09:59 AM   #2
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Hoarding has never been an issue for me. In fact I've actually gotten rid of things I later wished I had kept. But also my wife is a person who doesn't save anything she doesn't think she needs.

There are articles, in PsychCentral's archives, on the subject of hoarding. Here are links to 6 of them including a hoarding quiz you can take:

10 Things You Should Know About Compulsive Hoarding

Compulsive Hoarding and 6 Tips to Help

Hoarding Behavior: Another Perspective | Healing Together for Couples

Compulsive Hoarders Benefit From Therapy

Effective Medication for Compulsive Hoarding

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We now have lots of stuff from our parents, so there's a lot of it sitting around taking up space in our house and garage. And some of it I don't want to part with, even though I don't really need it, so I guess there's a bit of hoarding going on.
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