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When you are sad do you shop compulsively for things you do not need?

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Asked by avilio54 at 9:53 AM on Jan. 28, 2011 in Shopping

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  • Used to. Not anymore. I do not have the time for that compulsion anymore.

    Answer by mamacita69930 at 9:55 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • YES. I used to go and buy clothes or craft supplies for myself. Now I buy stuff for my DD2.

    Answer by Dalimonster at 9:57 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Sometimes. Not as often as I used to.....

    Answer by Anna92464 at 10:02 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • When I'm sad. When I'm happy. When I'm bored. I could be the poster child for impulse shopping.

    The one thing that helps keep me in check is that I live 20+ miles out of town. And for some wierd reason I can curb my online spending to what's in my paypal/amazon accounts.

    Answer by desert_diva at 10:08 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Sometimes I do. If I feel like I'm shopping for a reason other than need, I'll "shop," put things on a wish list or save in a virtual shopping cart, and then go back the next day and review what I've saved. (I do most of my shopping on-line.) It works well for me!

    Answer by Scuba at 10:11 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • No. I can't afford to shop, even if I wanted to.

    Answer by Marwill at 10:12 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Nope

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 10:25 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • I hope i get over it! Getting expensive!

    Comment by avilio54 (original poster) at 11:14 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • I am going to try it! THANKS!

    Comment by avilio54 (original poster) at 11:15 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Yes I do alot, I did today. I dont know what it is its like an emotional high when I find something real nice for so cheap!
    I need to help myself its hard I am stuck in the house all the time. I was hit by a car last year and I have not driven since. Even when we go to the mall I cant handle walking far so my husband pushes me in a wheel chair to shop. He is patient and shops where I want and helps me but its not the same.
    i am restrained. Online shopping is too easy. You just hit a few buttons and its all yours!

    Answer by 21lisa72 at 7:50 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

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