Skip to main content
#
Hoarding Help
Hoarding Cleanup, Help for Hoarders, Nationwide Hoarding HelpHoarding Clean up National ResourcesHoarding Cleanup Questions, Hoarder HelpAbout Hoarding Cleanup, Clutter CleanupHoarding Cleanup, Clutter Cleanup, Hoarding Cleanup, Help for HoardersHoarding Help for Hoarders, Resources, Hoarding Cleanup, Clutter Clean upHelp For HoardersFor FamiliesTrainingSupport Group
Message Board

Hoarding Cleanup Service 
Steri-Clean Locations 

Questions...Answers...Support. Together we CAN beat this!
Brought to you by:

(800) 462-7337
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Every Day!

Hoarding Help Message Boards : Why Do You Hoard? (NEW!) : I'm afraid I turned my husband into a hoarder
Reply to this topic
I'm afraid I turned my husband into a hoarder
   

Farmgirl
Posted: 01 November 2019 - 04:04 PM
So sorry! I didn't see the topic before.
I think I hoard because of childhood trauma and sexual abuse, losing everything I owned on at least two or three occasions as a child and my perfectionism.
Top
Farmgirl
Posted: 01 November 2019 - 03:48 PM
I'm new to the board but have suspected the H word applies to me for awhile now.
When my husband and I got married we fought for many years about the cleanliness of the house. He would become very angry, clearing things off of surfaces by throwing them, and breaking things. Overtime he came to the conclusion that our marriage is more important than fighting about the house. As I realize I have a problem, I see that he has a hoarding tendency now as well.
I'm sad to think that I influenced him in a negative way, but he is very supportive of my seeking help and getting counseling, etc. I hope that by my getting help it will help him as well and we can look forward to an uncluttered future together.
I also worry about what influence this has had on our adult children and now our grandchildren.
One of our granddaughters lives with us and the cleanliness of our home has been a source of contention between myself and her mother.
We host Christmas Eve and Christmas day for our entire extended family every year, and they know the state of our home. It always ends up with me being stressed, angry, & rushed at the last minute moving things, cleaning and hiding clutter. I fully intend to have my house clutter free by Christmas this year so that my family can see a change.
I'm so glad I found this forum & look forward to the journey we are all on together ❤️
Top
Hoarding Help Message Boards : Why Do You Hoard? (NEW!) : I'm afraid I turned my husband into a hoarder

Reply to this topic
best live chat

Interactive Hoarding Help
Click Boxes Below

best live chat
 
 
Site Mailing List 
"Cleaning with Care and Compassion TM"

Hoarding Cleanup
Nationwide Hoarding Resources Directory

Copyright 2009 - 2019 HoardingCleanup.com

Design Your Own Website, Today!
iBuilt Design Software
Give it a try for Free