I routinely go through areas of my house and do a "flush". Much like a colon cleanse, really ;)
I throw out dollar store toys the kids have either wrecked or do not play with anymore, filling garbage bags with clothes/toys that are still in working order but are not played with/fit that are taken to the Goodwill.
Sometimes have the kids help me with this.
Often I do not because my girl has the same problem with giving up things that her father does. (He still has flannel shirts he acquired while living in Portland 15 years ago - with the tags still attached. He has some mislead belief that he will want to wear them someday.
Forget the fact that he's gained 30 lbs since then ...)
I have no problem getting rid of most things that have not been used or worn within the last six months.
However, I just can't bring myself to go through my game cupboard and get rid of any of them. Want to know why this is strange? I am the only person in my house that actually likes playing board games. Yet, I have 30+ games I can't make myself part with. I think in the back of my mind I have a hope that someone will come around someday and be willing to play with me.
What, am I keeping them for the once or twice a year my mom comes to visit and I have someone to engage in a lively game of Scrabble/Cribbage/Tri-ominoes?
If I am ... I need a reality check.