Are You a Gun Hoarder
We’ve all seen the shows advertised on television about hoarders and hoarding: those sad lonely people who sit in their home overwhelmed by clutter and junk. Compulsive hoarding (also called pathological collecting) may affect as much as 5% of the population. Can you be a gun hoarder? Let’s talk about that.
Hoarder vs. Collector
Most hoarder cases profiled are situations where a person refuses to get rid of otherwise worthless items (such as old newspapers, household garbage, phone books, etc.) seeing some future use for them. A collector will specialize in one particular type of item and pursue an interest in that item. For example, a collector may have 100 different coffee mugs from all over the world, whereas a hoarder would have 100 paper coffee cups all from one place…often still with coffee in them.
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