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Old 06-24-2019, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Nansbread1 View Post
A similar vein. Teenage rooms, including my own children in their twenties, are an incredibly terrible mess. All their clothes on the floor food and used dishes and cutlery on every inch of space. Most parents know this and live with it. Is this also a relatively modern illness? Considering that children with own rooms is a relatively modern phenomena. Have there been any studies on why teenagers are unable to see the filth around them?
The teenager's room as a disaster zone has been a common thing for as long as there have been teenagers with their own rooms.

As has been pointed out, messiness is not "hoarding" in any useful sense of that term.
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