I Am Not What I Own

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    So Much More Than My Own Possessions

    Things are just things, but some of them have sentimental notions behind them; however, who I really am is everything I think and feel, everything I once was, everything I am, and everything I will be.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    May 7, 2012

    Yard Sale

    It was eye opening to have a yard sale with so much stuff that nobody wanted! I figure, if nobody wants my stuff at 90% off retail price, then it must be junk! My family is hoping to move next year, so we have decided to stop bringing more crap into the house!
    bellapop bellapop
    26-30, F
    Jul 8, 2009

    I Promise to Stop Hoarding

    Better Yet: "Merchandise" by Fugazi "When we have nothing left to give There will be no reason for us to live But when we have nothing left to lose You will have nothing left to use We owe you nothing you have no control Merchandise keeps us in line...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Dec 31, 2007

    Where Are People's Priorities?

    Has anyone ever played the board game "Life"? The one where whoever ends up with the most money "wins"? I was disgusted by the concept when I first learned of it. WTF? Shame on you Parker Brothers! What are we teaching our children? Let's create a game called...
    QuixoticKidEternity QuixoticKidEternity
    31-35
    1 Response May 12, 2008

    I'm Getting Rid of My Stuff

    For a week or so I've been doing a total cleaning in my life. I'm looking at everything I own and think: Do I really need this? If the answer is yes, I let it be, but if the answer is no, I take it, price it and put it in a pile. I've cluttered my life with all the things that I...
    Fennella Fennella
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 13, 2008

    WHO Cares?

    I don’t believe that a person’s material possessions make them any better than a person without possessions.  People make decisions every day that affect whether they can afford material possessions.  Some people decide that it is more important to help...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    4 Responses May 12, 2008
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