I Wonder How Hoarding Starts

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    I have tried to figure out hoarding.

    I have been out of a rotten marriage for about 4 years and can say that I don't keep things like I used to when I was married. But during 3/4 of that marriage I was so frustrated and unhappy that I gained weight, "collected" things, and it all was a cry for either, "look at me...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble
    56-60, F
    Jan 31, 2015

    Hi, I'm trying to understand my great aunt,

    who was a hoarder, and her relationship with her brother, my grandfather. Both are now deceased, and my grandmother says that my aunt wouldn't ever share with my grandfather because she was jealous of him, but I think it's because she couldn't bear to part with anything. Does...
    Charwerk Charwerk
    41-45, F
    Dec 13, 2013
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