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Space is a concept

©Alicia Jamtaas

There’s no space for everything,” was a constant complaint. Hoarders have this incessant problem. No room is every big enough for all their ever-growing belongings.

We’ll make it,” he would reassure.

She was further agitated by his tranquil tenor; how could he not be worried?

There were boxes all around, inside rooms, out in the yard, in the attic. There was a bike in the living room and a cupboard on the porch.

It was too disorienting, and it aggravated the stress.

She left for a walk, but soon returned to find he had actually taken care of it all.

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20 thoughts on “Space is a concept

  1. Ditto for me too! Less clutter feels good, but it’s hard to part with some stuff sometimes..

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  2. Ah, the perpetual frustration and helplessness of hoarding! Thank goodness, he gave her some relief, even if it is only temporary…

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  3. All of us who have the tendency to “keep” need someone who “takes care of it” from time to time. 🙂 Hopefully, it relieved her stress.

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  4. Yeah, you’d have to switch the genders to make this story fit my husband and me :). And I’m intensely curious about how he “took care” of all that stuff in a relatively short time period.

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  5. Oh. “…Taken care of it…” can mean so many different things.
    I hope this time it is a good end, but I doubt it. 🙂

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  6. But my “he” is a procrastinator!

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  7. Gosh, I wish it was that easy!

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  8. What a relief that must have been!

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  9. I wish he would come and take care of my home in the same way! 🙂

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  10. Well, that was lucky

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