My name is Lisabeth, and I am the adult child of a compulsive hoarding mother. The take away from my journey is that the hoard is merely a symptom of a life threatening, relationship-destroying mental illness. An illness that often includes behaviors from addiction, child/domestic abuse, and personality disorders such as narcissistic personality disorder. Stay, read, and please, by all means, intervene if you see a child being raised in the shadow of the hoard.
Monday, July 15, 2013
Your feelings are YOURS. And they are never wrong...
-Hoarding... It is not about the stuff... That is merely a symptom of a life threatening mental illness.