I read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up soon after it came out and before Marie Kondo was REALLY popping in the way she is now. Even before then, I always pushed for a minimalist aesthetic. I really don’t know why. All things considered, my parents are baby boomers who flexed opulence, but I never really cared about stuff.
In fact, when we made the move from one house to another, there was a lot that I didn’t want to take with me. Even as I hopped from apartments for the pursuit of lower rent, there was still stuff that I wasn’t so attached to so I ended up ditching it as well.
It’s not to say there isn’t stuff I like, because there definitely is, but I have very little of those things that I hold near and dear to my heart. I have a couch. A bed…
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