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Meet A Hoarder Who Can't Stop Shopping

Christina Anderson | Posted 06.26.2013 | HuffPost Home
Christina Anderson

My mom is a hoarder. And now I'm becoming one, too.

HOARDERS ONLY: The Strangest Craigslist Post We've Seen Yet

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.10.2013 | San Francisco

"Normies just don't understand." Or so say an alleged group of San Francisco hoarders looking to rent out a room in their Treasure Island apartment...

Couple Locks 'Hoarders' Crew Out Of Their House

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 12.11.2012 | TV

BG and Lee were featured on the latest episode of "Hoarders," and their problem was threatening to destroy their marriage. They barely communicated un...

Reformed Hoarder: 'The Piles Just Grew'

Posted 12.05.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Judi Manuel, a reformed hoarder, joined Nancy Redd on HuffPost Live Monday to discuss her past as a hoarder. "I felt like I had something if I had...

Why Black Friday Is Tough For Hoarders

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.26.2012 | Fifty

Black Friday comes with its own set of challenges for hoarders, according to Dr. David F. Tolin, author of "Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive A...

'Hoarders': Woman Burns Through $450K Inheritance

Posted 10.30.2012 | TV

Susan was a definite candidate for "Hoarders," but she also suffered from an extreme shopping addiction. After her father's death, she got a $450,000 ...

'Hoarders': Suicide Attempt During Filming

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 10.23.2012 | TV

Things took a very dangerous turn on the latest episode of "Hoarders." Dr. Robin Zasio, one of the show's psychologists, and a clean-up crew were on-h...

What Did One Expert Declare 'The Grossest Thing Ever' On 'Hoarders'?

Posted 10.09.2012 | TV

The mess that cleaning expert Matt Paxton helped tackle on this week's "Hoarders" was so severe that he tweeted, "had to take a mental break after thi...

Tragedy Underscores The Dangers Of Elderly Hoarding

Posted 10.09.2012 | Fifty

A tragic fire earlier this week in Greenwich, Conn. that killed a 42-year-old-man and left his 69-year-old mother in critical condition in a burn unit...

Tut and Mitt

Hayden Bixby | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Hayden Bixby

If he had lived a fuller life (and if the time/space continuum could accommodate such a scenario), would he have only flown coach and insisted on do-it-yourself pyramid-repair projects at Home Depot on the weekends?

'Hoarders': Sister Wants To Hurt Her Brother

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 10.02.2012 | TV

The ugly reality is that mental illness can tear families apart. Especially if the condition goes undiagnosed and misunderstood. On the latest install...

'Hoarders': Ruth Lost A Husband And Two Sons

Posted 09.18.2012 | TV

There is often loss and tragedy at the heart of the problem on "Hoarders," but Ruth's story was perhaps one of the most heartbreaking of the entire se...

'Hoarders': Self-Awareness Doesn't Equal Self-Control

Posted 09.11.2012 | TV

Debra seemed to have a heightened sense of self-awareness on the latest episode of "Hoarders," but that didn't equate to a greater self-control. Inste...

'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 | Gay 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.