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'I'm Afraid To Throw Away My Children's Art'

Jessica F. Hinton | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Jessica F. Hinton

All that art was too much. I hated having to make room for it. I hated feeling guilty about it. I hated that all of it, even the lone scribbles done in haste to rationalize her request for a new piece of paper, meant so much to me. I hated that I... was afraid, in fear of what could happen if I threw it away.

I'm Not A Hoarder...But My Husband Is

Sonja Fallon | Posted 10.20.2012 | Style
Sonja Fallon

My husband and I first met in college. It wasn't until we moved in together four years later that I noticed that something was askew: I couldn't close his wardrobe drawers. His drawers were stuffed with endless amounts of t-shirts.

'Flip Men': Hoarded House Explodes With Team Inside

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Flip Men(Sun., 10 p.m. ET on Spike) Mike and Doug thought they had a steal when they shelled out $67,000 for a home that loo...

'Hoarding: Buried Alive': Cancer-Stricken Man Reunited With Children

Posted 08.13.2012 | TV

Gary is a long-time hoarder who hasn't seen his children in more than 20 years. The latest "Hoarding: Buried Alive" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on TLC) showed th...

What Is It Like to Live With a Hoarder?

Quora | Posted 10.05.2012 | Home
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By an Anonymous User Crushing. We are all forced to recognize, at some point, that we can not control t...

Human Waste Covers Home After Septic Flood On 'Hoarding: Buried Alive'

Posted 08.06.2012 | TV

This week, viewers saw what was easily one of the most disgusting homes seen yet on "Hoarding: Buried Alive" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on TLC), thanks to a sep...

113 Dead Kittens Found In California Apartment

AP | FENIT NIRAPPIL | Posted 07.26.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Authorities said they found 113 dead kittens in an apartment believed to belong to a cat hoarder, and dozens of ailing adult cats wer...

'Hoarding: Buried Alive': Kitchen Catches Fire During Clean-Up

Posted 09.22.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Hoarding: Buried Alive" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on TLC), a fire erupted in the kitchen of Laura's home, bringing to life one of the...

Confessions of a 'Gay Slob'

Mark Allen | Posted 07.19.2012 | Queer Voices
Mark Allen

There was something about Jim and I my new neighbors never suspected: we're gay slobs. We're one dried cat carcass away from a cameo on Hoarders.

'Hoarding: Buried Alive': Is This The Densest Hoard Yet?

Posted 07.16.2012 | TV

Dr. Rebecca Beaton has seen a lot of hoards through her years as a psychologist. Viewers have gone along with her on some pretty extreme cases on "Hoa...

'Hoarding: Buried Alive': Elvis Impersonator Lost And Broken

Posted 07.09.2012 | TV

It was a heartbreaking episode of "Hoarding: Buried Alive" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on TLC) as 51-year old Elvis impersonator Cary was the sole story of the h...

I Want Breakfast in Bed! When is Stepmother's Day?

Raina Wallens | Posted 05.08.2012 | Parents
Raina Wallens

It's stepparents -- the very people who don't actually have an official day -- who could, well, kind of use one.

Robin Williams Collects So Many Military Miniatures, He Fears for Hoarders Eligibility

Vanity Fair | Posted 07.01.2012 | Comedy
Vanity Fair

"I was just really honored to be nominated," Ty Burrell told Vanity Fair at the second annual Comedy Awards ceremony on Saturday, where he won for best performance by a TV actor for his role as Phil Dunphy on Modern Family.

Robin Wilkey

A Secret Obsession: Local Conference Sheds Light On Hoarding And Cluttering

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 04.27.2012 | San Francisco

Spencer Harris was a hoarder. Outside, Harris, 74, lived a social and active life filled with friends, hobbies and vacations. But inside his Menlo...

PHOTOS: The 52-Foot Yacht They Will Soon Call Home

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Downsizing is more than just a popular midlife slogan for Ginger and Steve Penny. Recently, the pair -- both 61 -- decided to give up their 2,700-squa...

Is Your Mom Or Dad A Hoarder?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.27.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

A 50-year-old businesswoman recently walked into her 83-year-old father's apartment and nearly passed out from what greeted her: stacks and stacks of papers, magazines, books -- "literally from the floor to the ceiling."

ABC Unveils Reality Show Hybrid Dancing with the Hoarders

James Napoli | Posted 05.22.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

Entering its 14th of Dancing with the Stars, ABC has hitched its wagon to another popular reality TV phenomenon by presenting Dancing with the Hoarders.

A Shocking Discovery On The 'Hoarders' Season Finale

Posted 03.13.2012 | TV

The season finale of "Hoarders" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST on A&E) followed Jeri Jo as she tried to deal with her obsessive hoarding. Although Jeri Jo could...

'Hoarders': Joanne's Love For Her Grandson Inspires Amazing Transformation

Posted 02.28.2012 | TV

On "Hoarders" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST on A&E) viewers were introduced to Joanne and her young grandson Cayden. Compulsive hoarder Joanne was Cayden's da...

Blasts From the Past

George Heymont | Posted 04.28.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

2012-02-27-20111001unlikelytreasuresstephanie.jpg Anyone who visits garage sales, flea markets, or shops on eBay knows that there is hidden treasure to be found in recycling items that have gone out of fashion.

'Hoarders' House Transformed From Squalor To Beautiful

Posted 02.21.2012 | TV

Jan's home experience prior to the introduction of "Hoarders" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST on A&E) into her life could optimistically be described as living in s...

WATCH: ASPCA Rescues 23 Dogs From Brooklyn Home With No Running Water

Posted 02.17.2012 | New York

23 dogs living in a home without running heat, water, or electricity were rescued in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn on Thursday after neighbors alerted auth...

Hoarding Dead Animals On 'Hoarders'

Posted 04.15.2012 | TV

Both featured stories on this week's "Hoarders" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST on A&E) were unlike any we'd seen before. Kathleen's hoarding was driven by the deat...

Barbara's Maggot-Infested Fridge On 'Hoarders'

Posted 02.07.2012 | TV

For at least one half of this week's episode, the show title could have been changed to "Horrors." Fred and Mary easily had the worst dust and cobweb ...

Joanne Has Suicidal Thoughts On 'Hoarders'

Posted 04.01.2012 | TV

Dr. Robin Zasio has dealt with a lot of different people struggling with various mental illnesses during her time on "Hoarders" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST on A...