bonkers. Compulsive about saving, they guard "their things" with zeal. The Messie man may have chosen an orderly wife to balance his own disorder, but now he won't let her function in "his" area. His area may be the garage, the junk room, his study, parts of the bedroom, or the whole house. His slogan is, "Leave that alone. I'll take care of it." Oh, if only this were true.