Harvard Health Blog
When you can’t let go: What to do about hoarding
Posted May 22, 2014, 8:48 am, Updated October 29, 2015, 8:27 pm Stephanie Watson, Executive Editor, Harvard Women's Health Watch Many of us have trouble parting with our possessions—even when we no longer need them. I have a collection of greeting cards I’ve been storing since childhood and will probably never look at again. My husband owns a few pieces of clothing older than our 17-year marriage.