Why is it so hard for me to get rid of things from the past? I hold onto stuff that 99% of the general population would consider junk. It's the sentiment behind it. I think by keeping the "thing," I can keep the memory. I'm trying to remember that the memory is already with me, and I don't need the "thing" if it's not useful any longer. Trying doesn't always mean succeeding, but it does mean I'm getting in a different frame of mind.