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Re: ADD, clutter and “hoarding” stuff

Re: ADD, clutter and “hoarding” stuff2010-05-27T02:03:46+00:00

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Your girlfriend just might not know what to do with this mess now that she has it. I’ve been in that state and I can tell you that there is no way I would have been able to dig myself out of it alone. I’d just stare at it and not have a clue as to what to do about it. I’d make a stab at it but most times I could be there for six hours and there wouldn’t seem to be a change so I’d give up and it would take me days or weeks to get my hopes up enough to even try again. I usually need to call family or close friends in to give me a hand. It’s mortifying but worth it.

It could be that your girlfriend needs help with that floordrobe of hers. Also, it sounds like the poor girl needs FlyLady, or something similar. One of the things that I do like about FlyLady is her de-cluttering methods. Do things like set out three boxes when you are cleaning together; one for Keeping, one for Throwing Away, and one for Giving Away to either friends or charity.