I Like to Think of It As Being Particular...

my mom has ocd- she's a hoarder and we always lived in a MESSY house. i think my cleaning and organising was a way for me to be different or better than her.

i really like things lined up and straight. my friends and co workers think it's funny to put pictures slightly askew or put things off kilter to see how long it takes me to unconciously line them up or straighten them again.

i also am particular about my closet. my clothes are grouped by color and hung by  longest to shortest ( dress, sweater, long sleeve, short sleeve, tank top, skirts, pants).

my cd's are alphabetical and grouped by year they came out.

i always clean and line everything up on my desk before i leave work.

not too bad, right?

deadlycupcake deadlycupcake
31-35, F
4 Responses Mar 18, 2009

the interference in my life is minimal- or maybe it's not, this is just how i operate. i don't have massive anxiety if i don't fix something and i can also let my house get cluttered ( because i clean every weekend). hmmm...

Ahh sounds borderline to me. How much does your orderly neatness interfere with your everyday life?<br />
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I believe a clean desk is a sign of a sick mind. I've seen that on many office posters.

Ahh sounds borderline to me. How much does your orderly neatness interfere with your everyday life?<br />
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I believe a clean desk is a sign of a sick mind. I've seen that on many office posters.

it is good to have order, but to much order is the same in some ways as hoarding. it is a way of controlling. they might have medications now that might be beneficial to both conditions.