Overcoming shopping addiction

Persons with a shopping addiction also suffer from compulsive spending. Shopping addiction is characterized by a variety of signs which include:

Purchasing items on a credit card that you wouldn’t have otherwise bought on cash as it would feel reckless.

  • Shopping as a result of emotions, such as being sad, angry, or happy, chaos in life, and emotional distress.
  • Being dishonest to others on the amount you’ve spend and what you’ve bought.
  • Manipulating accounts to keep on top of your debts and spending habits.

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