I know I still have a lot of stuff in my home to go through and get rid of. Stuff I have been avoiding to be quite honest because of the degree of difficulty. Now that I am almost into the last third of my year long quest I really am going to have to start to tackle these items but that is not what today’s post is about.
Does anyone think that along the journey of decluttering they started to get a little too intent on just purging and forget to be objective about it. You know, started getting rid of stuff that was really quite functional to them but they had gotten so obsessed with decluttering that they weren’t making rational decisions any more.
If there can be hoarders then there can also be those who get a little obsessive compulsive in the other direction once set on the path. Now I suppose I am getting a little carried away with the degree here but it could easily happen that we do get caught up in the process of decluttering and we become a little too ruthless in our approach.
I know that there has been the odd thing I considered decluttering but my husband said “don’t get too carried away” and I have done the same for him. So it is possible to get caught up in the momentum and get a little reckless. I suppose this falls in the category of “Decluttering Regrets” that we have discussed before but from a different angle.
I would love to hear if any of you have had any experience with this or know of any such stories from others.
ITEM 237 OF 365 LESS THINGS
This old tattered and torn cloths bag had been hanging over my ball gowns in my closet. When I went through my camphor wood chest recently I found three perfectly good bags going to waste and one was long enough to replace this one. So in the bin it goes and the other has taken its place protecting my (I must admit) only occasionally worn dresses.