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    Ultimate Hoarding Mess -     My name is josh and i wanted to post the story of the mess my gandparents left behind for me and my parents to clean up its pretty crazy...
    king533kc king533kc 26-30 1 Response Sep 12, 2010

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    Spouses/romantic Partners - Looking for spouses/romantic partners to do this study on relationships. To complete a study for relatives of those with OCD go to: http://psychology...
    amyp100 amyp100 31-35, F Oct 30, 2012

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    Family Hoarding - My husband's parents are hoarders and they have passed this on the their 4 children.  The first time I went to visit, I was appauled that anyone would have a...
    GRAMMYKAREN51 GRAMMYKAREN51 56-60 1 Response Apr 18, 2011

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    Too Many Hoarders In My Family - I have just recently had my eyes opened. I knew my mother liked to hold on to things, but over the last several years this has begun to...
    valkrie5 valkrie5 61-65, M 4 Responses Jan 10, 2010

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    Mom Is A Hoarder :( - I just realized today after waking up and seeing so much junk all over our house that my mother is a hoarder, I feel like a bandage was ripped from my eyes...
    ToxicBrownies ToxicBrownies 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    Feeling Helpless - Hi, my name is john. My wife and I have been married for 20 years. When we first got married she was living at home and had accumulated a good amount of clothes...
    tjohn093 tjohn093 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    Recent Visit To My Hoarding Parents - Here is my account of the the week I recently spent with my parents who are hoarders"My father doesn't recognize me"I arrived unannounced. I...
    sleepless9212 sleepless9212 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    How To Approach It -  Wow!  What a loaded title.  That is appropriate on so many levels for the task at hand.  See, the thing is this.  My mom is a hoarder...
    nrrvous nrrvous 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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    Know A Hoarder In Southern California? - New tasteful docu-series on a major cable network is looking for people who hoard, and have "inherited" it from their parents. We have a...
    janesmith12 janesmith12 36-40, F Apr 26, 2013

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    What Is Compulsive Hoarding? - "But I might need that one day..."     What is compulsive hoarding? Compulsive hoarding is the accumulation of and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jun 11, 2009

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    OMG I Had No Idea!! - I googled "compulsive hoarding disorder" after seeing this group on EP and it seemed like a million things clicked at once. My dear friend and...
    justAmemory2u justAmemory2u 18-21, F Sep 17, 2009

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    Myself - I have OCD. What'cha expect? I can't help it, & people try to verbally chastize me all the time.
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F Sep 17, 2009

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    Studies On Relationships And Hoarding - Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are conducting two online studies about the relationships of individuals with OCD or hoarding...
    amyp100 amyp100 31-35, F Aug 16, 2012

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    I Love My Mother -  Upon discovering the A&E show "Hoarders", the Children of Hoarders website and this group I have finally decided to muster up some courage to...
    IronJawedTat IronJawedTat 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 1, 2009

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    Feeling Helpless - Hi, my name is john. My wife and I have been married for 20 years. When we first got married she was living at home and had accumulated a good amount of clothes...
    tjohn093 tjohn093 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    My Hoarding story - I cannot remember when my mother first started hoarding.  I have been told that she has not always been like this, but to be honest my memories of home now...
    littlest littlest 18-21 1 Response Aug 23, 2010

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    Hoarding Help - I am a producer for NBC and we are currently working on a show about hoarding. I you or anybody you know would be interested in getting help for this problem...
    TVALY TVALY 31-35 3 Responses Sep 21, 2010

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    Living With An Insane Pack Rat - I think my boyfriend is a hoarder? Or he is absolutly out of control messy. He works outside the home and I run an online business or trying to...
    eclecticboho eclecticboho 26-30 4 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    Your Clutter Stresses Me Out! -   My mom is a compulsive hoarder. She has become a woman that I know; the woman that took over my mom’s body. It is really sad how my...
    smartchick1 smartchick1 41-45 5 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    Hoarding To Get Over Someone's Death - Someone very close to my boyfriend passed away about a year ago. It was unexpected, and he was not prepared to deal with the consequences of...
    flipgirl6886 flipgirl6886 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    Dude You Don't Even Know - I don't even know where to start my boyfriend is a hoarder. He has things everywhere. I have packed everything up in plastic containers. His stuff is in...
    Shaneking Shaneking 31-35 Aug 21, 2012

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    A Shorty Story On Hoarding -- Development - We are called the sandwich generation -- caught between caring for our parents and our children. But I have no children; nothing to turn...
    rockylewis rockylewis 36-40 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    My Mom - My mom used to hoard animals and things. It was a strange way to grow up surrounded by the filth from the animals and the garbage she collected. I used to get angry with...
    Powderblue Powderblue 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 27, 2010

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