The #1 thing every child of a hoarder should know is that hoarding is a complex mental disorder, and it is not their parents fault.
If you believe that your parent is a hoarder, it’s important to approach the situation with sensitivity and compassion.
Learning about hoarding disorder can help you understand the condition. You can start to understand why your parent is struggling to get rid of possessions.
Have an open and honest conversation with your parent about their hoarding behavior.