Why do we hate unpacking? “It’s not just laziness,” says psychology

Have you come back from vacation and unpacking your suitcase was more than getting back to work? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

When you get home from a trip, actually, the idea is to undo it right away – but then everything happens: washing machines, summer clothes and costumes to put away and, above all, some deep psychological reasons take over that lead to hatred that moment.

We explain which ones.

So if you hate emptying your suitcase, it’s not just laziness to blame.

You know that adrenaline you feel when you take your suitcase out of the closet and think about how to fill it for the trip?

Here, on the way back, the exact opposite happens.

The moment of unpacking the suitcase has the taste of the end.

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End of vacation, end of carefree, end of new experience and standard start of routine.

We hate unpacking because the adrenaline replaces the stress of getting back to normal.

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Packing is time-consuming, but also motivated by the upcoming trip.

On the other hand, unpacking is really tedious work that does not lead to anything new, on the contrary.

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You feel like you’re wasting time, that it’s hard for you to find a place for everything, that you constantly have things that you don’t know how to arrange and put in order.

Try to do it right away without delay and this feeling may ease you.

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Unpacking means touching clothes and objects used during vacation.

The skirt you wore in the evening when you went out for dinner with friends, your favorite sarong for the beach, the swimsuit you wore when you swam in the beautiful sea, etc.

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Nostalgia is not positive for everyone, in fact many people struggle to accept that what happened in the past belongs to a finite time.

And this can do a lot of damage. Finality is hard to accept.


Source: Sito&Rešeto by www.sitoireseto.com.

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