This tends to be my internal monologue while decluttering, “Oh wow, look, it’s that thing that is broken and that I had completely forgotten about, but now that I have it in my hot little hands I can’t imagine parting with it again.
12 months is a generous amount of time. If I can go 12 months without using something, there’s a pretty good chance that I’m not going to need it tomorrow… or ever again.
If something’s broken or needs time and attention in order to be usable, I need to throw it out.
How many can openers does one family really need? Or hair dryers? Or kitchen sheers? These are all kind of serious questions because I have multiples of all of them.
Like I said, I can talk myself into a lot of things if I really want to. I guess I find myself very persuasive.