A person or place that gets "dumped on" with unwanted things, responsibilities, tasks, or toxic emotions or mental "garbage"
- Rejection, tossed aside, not wanted, not needed, or expendable
- Distasteful or undesirable
- The idea of discovering a "diamond in the
rough," or perhaps you'd benefit from the attitude of "one person's trash is another person's treasure"
Picking through a
junkyard can represent having to do something you really
don't want to do in real life, or feeling like you're getting
someone else seconds or rejects or feeling second-best.