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A last minute gift giving guide for your favorite control freak

When you see merchandise out of place at the store, are you compelled to move it to the proper spot? After dinner at a restaurant, do you place your dishes and utensils in a neat stack and move them to the edge of the table? Does ‘on time’ mean fifteen minutes early (see my earlier post)?

For those of you not in the know, the ‘Anal Retentive’ personality includes:

  • A fixation on neatness
  • A need to be in control of all aspects of their surroundings
  • Excessively insistent on the smallest detail

It should come as no surprise that this type of person is notoriously hard to buy for. As someone else who was ‘potty trained at gunpoint,’ I feel uniquely qualified to recommend the products below for the anal retentive in your life.

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