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I Want to De-clutter My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 154 People

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    tlchoarding tlchoarding 26-30, F Jun 14, 2011

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    On a Massive Scale...

      I am seriously thinking of selling the house and moving myself and my daughter to one of the swanky flats downtown.    This means major de-cluttering and one huge yard sale!!!!!!!!!
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F Feb 18, 2008

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    Anybody See That Oprah Story About Hoarders?

    That Oprah show about the lady who PILED her house full of crap that she bought..... whew!  That was an eye-opener!  They hauled away truck-loads of garbage that she'd been keeping in her house.  I LOVE watching those kinds of shows, cause it makes me think that my...
    Psalm23 Psalm23 41-45, F Mar 27, 2008

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    Step 1

    De-cluttering my mind would be a first good step I think...... actually, on reflection I'm thinking I'm in the wrong group...my life is feeling too EMPTY right now : ( : ( : ( .....but my mind is far too full of "stuff"
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 7 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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    The More I Think About It

    this is more figurative than literal.  I still have a lot of emotional clutter that needs ejected from my life.
    mj915 mj915 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2007

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    Research On Hoarding And Relationships

    Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are conducting two online studies about the relationships of individuals with OCD or hoarding. Each study involves completing questionnaires online about relationships, emotions, OCD, and hoarding. You must be at least 18 to...
    amyp100 amyp100 31-35, F Aug 19, 2012

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    Want to Chuck It All

    I feel weighed down by all the clutter in my life.  It is really exhausting trying to keep it all sorted. 
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 2 Responses May 4, 2008

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    Tat

    Over the last few weeks I have been sifting through the detritus of my life in the hope of regaining some space.  I am old, I hoard, and I have space for other people to store their stuff; therefore, in every corner there is stuff.This afternoon I did ‘The Summerhouse’ (let...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Jul 8, 2013

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    I Truly Need To Decongest My Home And My Mind!,,,,

    After the Unexpected death of my husband, who was only 40, I Have so many things going on. We had recently adopted two newborns. Both came from parents of excessive drug abuse, and no prenatal care. I with the help of fertility drugs had a soN. I lost 9 babies in varies stages...
    findinghanna findinghanna 36-40, F 5 Responses May 1, 2011

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    Chaos Can't Have Anyone Over Syndrome

    For a long time I was in denial and depressed. It affected my life on so many levels. I couldn't take care of myself or my family or my home. It was a very unhealthy environment for a long time. I wil not give all the details of this dark period in my life I just want to say to...
    lilredzone lilredzone 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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    I Keep Stuffing My Handbag With Shopping Reciepts All The Time To The Point Where I Can't Find Anything In My Bag .

    My clutter is not totally out of control but it could get that way , I have just reconised that I keep too many shopping  reciepts in my handbag , I keep doing this to the point where I can't find anything in my bag . I will empty my bag out and throw away the reciepts but I...
    mishy40 mishy40 36-40 Dec 31, 2011

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    I'm A Slob... :p

    I've been thinking lately that I have too much of a tendency to get sentimentally attached to belongings, objects. I'm not sure if I'm bad enough to be really a "hoarder", and I don't much want to get rid of the things I already have that have sentimental value, but I want to try...
    InvariableAlteration InvariableAlteration 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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    Starting Over

    As if I did not have enough going wrong in my life, something else happens to throw me further out to sea. Without a life line if I may add. I had recently wrote a story about decluttering my life. I truly felt I had be given enough to handle. My sister and I live together, she...
    findinghanna findinghanna 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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    Physically Mentally and Emotionally

    This weekend im having a decluttering session bigger than you can believe In my house and then im going to start working on the  the mental clutter i have but im not going to just go at it ... im going to have a plan this time ... I need order  so much order its not...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Nov 22, 2007

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    Well it's a strange world and its funny how you can go from one life to another. Glad I am getting done with one and moving forward with the other. Day 1 in my new life. Live life...
    scifiguy scifiguy 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 1

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    Is vulnerability weakness? I thought it was until I listened to Daring Greatly by Brene Brown. Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability and based on...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    Just enjoy the little things in life even the simple things. I like hearing my family calling my name, i love my moms food. To me her cooking will always be the best. Little babies...
    Butterflies83 Butterflies83 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    some people come to your life as blessing ... others come to your life as lessons .
    menna44 menna44 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I'm 15 and already traveled to Germany,Greece, Austria, Florida, kuntucky, Colorado, DC I have snowboarded in Austrian mountains and white water rafted in Colorado. I'm currently...
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    Life is complicated. Beer and sex simplify it!
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    My life, my choices, my mistakes, my problems, my regret, my emotions, my tears, my smiles, my happiness, my sadness, it's all mine. So why can't you just stay out of it?
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    I have a life - without parole!
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M Mar 15

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    I am young, I am open minded people , I'm attracted to many different people, I have looked at who I am and embraced it for once I'm my life. a life that for many years I felt...
    jodyjames2397 jodyjames2397 16-17, M Mar 17

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    I dont know What is life, i just know that i am here and i have consciousness. I thank for this creator universe that gave me the gift of existence and reality. I will live my...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Live life like there's no tomorrow🙌 life live to the fullest & don't look back keep going forward😌❤️
    unknown3Xo unknown3Xo 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Life is a four-letter word with an F in it!
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I can really enjoy little things like rain and snow or seeing the first flowers of the spring again. It just gives me a really happy feeling for a little bit. But at the same time...
    kindofmagic kindofmagic 18-21, F Mar 2

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    But I'm a loner. No matter how much I try or how bad I want to I still have a fear that creeps in & I go back into my safety zone. I'm working hard to change this.
    SheIsHealing SheIsHealing 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I want to live in a big city like San Francisco and fall in love with like-minded, left-handed people who love coffee and cats as much as I do.
    kristenvslife kristenvslife 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I heard some old people regret doing things when they were young and now I'm scared that I might die one day regretting all those times I didn't buy the chocolate covered...
    ARIAS17 ARIAS17 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    Sometimes I want new friends when I can't see what's good with the old. Sometimes I wonder why I can't get a boyfriend. Then when I'm actually get one I don't need one. ETC ETC ETC...
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 16-17, F Mar 16

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    I always try new things and raise my voice when needed because I want to make a difference in the world.
    RestlessDream RestlessDream 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Don't be afraid to show who you really are, because remember, as long as you are happy with yourself, no one else's opinion matters.
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    Haven't posted in a while! Happy New Year to ALL. 🎉
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