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17 Things Every Pack Rat Knows To Be 100% True

Because you can never have enough plastic grocery bags.

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1. You have an emotional attachment to literally everything.

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"But my great aunt twice removed gave me that birthday card..."

2. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle is more than a motto for you — it's a lifestyle.

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You’re always the one collecting bags and bows after gift exchanges.

3. The thought of guests coming over unexpectedly is panic-inducing.

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It's not so easy to hide your obsession under the rug...

4. Buying in bulk is the only way.

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I've got a coupon for that.

5. Stacking has become an art form.

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And everyone wonders why you are so good at Jenga.

6. You're the only one who can find anything.


Everything has a place, and it can’t be touched or everything is ruined.

7. You have so may clothes but still nothing to wear.

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Don't worry, you still have that t-shirt from summer camp seven years ago.

8. There isn't a single square inch of empty wall space in your whole apartment.

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9. There's never enough space.

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10. You have doubles (OK, triples) of everything.

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And it's still not enough.

11. You find yourself daydreaming about organizational supplies.

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A walk down the organization aisle is an almost romantic experience.

12. Garage sales are EVERYTHING.

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13. You watch Hoarders to make sure you haven't gone off the deep end yet.

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All right, at least I can still see most of my living room floor.

14. You collect so many things, you might as well be a museum curator.

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Hey, this VHS collection may be worth money some day!

15. Moving is a NIGHTMARE scenario.

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16. Throwing things away is an emotional journey.

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I might still need that!

17. But whenever anybody needs something, you’re the first one they call.

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