Three major things which make people feel ashamed of their homes and how to fix them immediately

APART from being a cozy place to share laughs and meals with loved ones, the home has always been a major marker of status.

And, according to MoneyWise, there are some major components of their abodes that people feel ashamed of.

Luckily, PureWow has detailed some areas of insecurity in the home, and there are clear solutions.


It's common for clutter to pile up when you've got a bunch of responsibilities, but it turns out that a messy home is one of the things that people are particularly ashamed of.

Well, they do say a clean home makes for a happy home.

And if you aren't able to regularly spruce yours up between packing school lunches and meal preps, there's an easy solution.

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You'll want to cut back on some of your items. Donate some things to a local charity shop, or schedule a donation pickup as an alternative.

Divvy your donations up between different rooms so you don't get overwhelmed, and set a timer to help motivate you to sift through your beloved items and knick-knacks.


A smaller home can't be helped when you're trying to get by, but for some people, this is a basis for insecurity.

Well, one possibility to combat this problem is to expand the square footage of your home.

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Expanding the square footage of your home will boost its value, but it's not always in the budget.

An alternative is to move to a bigger home, the best time to do that being in fall, as there are fewer bidding wars for homes during that season.


Comparing your abode to those you might find on the cover of a luxurious home magazine is the perfect way to feel like your house is inferior.

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Social media also plays a role in the comparison of your home to others.

One way to fix this is to simply be aware that social media posts are perfectly curated, so everything you see isn't as photo-worthy as it seems.

Don't spend thousands of dollars trying to keep up with Instagram trends, and instead find budget-friendly decor that is to your liking.

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