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Warning Signs Of Shopping Addiction

  • Shopping due to being angry, sad or disappointed.
  • Shopping being the reason for problems or chaos.
  • Having arguments with others regarding spending habits.
  • Not leaving home without the credit card.
  • Buying on credit what cannot be bought by cash.
  • The act of spending causing anxiety and euphoria.
  • Shopping with a gambling mindset.
  • Feeling ashamed, embarrassed or guilty about buying useless stuff.
  • Lying and juggling bills and accounts to be able to spend more.

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Compulsive shopping is when chronic, repetitive buying habits have serious consequences and become a disorder, similar to drug addiction. Conscious spending is one of ways we can overcome this emotional need to buy stuff.

  • Stop trying to rationalize credit purchases, getting rid of all the credit cards and switching to cash only. Not even the checkbook or debit card has to be kept handy.
  • Track down every dollar spent, analysing your spending patterns.
  • Understand your mind and the need to sho...

Before buying anything, ask yourself:

People do not even know that they are addicted to shopping and are unable to understand the problem.

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