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Do anyone have a shopping addiction?

I can't seem to help myself.

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scmedicalasst

Asked by scmedicalasst at 4:10 PM on Feb. 19, 2011 in Shopping

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  • You could say that =P I am bff's with the UPS/USPS guy hahaha! Seriously though, if I find a good deal on clothes or shoes, whether it be for me or my kids, I usually can't pass it up. Oh, and I'm an online shopping addict. I check my email all the time to see if old navy, gap, american eagle, hollister, or other stores are having sales that day/weekend.
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 4:13 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • I do the same but I take it a step further. I'm always in the stores also.
    scmedicalasst

    Comment by scmedicalasst (original poster) at 4:22 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • some days
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:33 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • Not really shopping but I do have a purse addiction. I buy them way too often, even when I don't need a new one.
    heatherann0221

    Answer by heatherann0221 at 10:22 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • As for the purse I can have a auction just for bags. Shoes is the next thng I purchase to much of.
    scmedicalasst

    Comment by scmedicalasst (original poster) at 2:03 AM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • My mother did. It was absolutely awful. :( I personally have major issues with shopping because of it. I believe my mother's addiction arose out of severe deprivation as a child (grew up extremely impoverished) along with post traumatic stress disorder (lead to control issues and obsessive behaviours).

    If you feel it's a problem, I urge you to speak with someone. It sounds like a light thing to deal with but from where I stand, it isn't.
    Nonoluna

    Answer by Nonoluna at 10:55 AM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • I'm on medication for many issue including my shopping. I still go over board while on meds. Just like your mom I was deeply deprived as a child.
    scmedicalasst

    Comment by scmedicalasst (original poster) at 1:47 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • I cant help my self either. It sucks. I am a compulsive shopper alcoholic.

    kalynskorner

    Answer by kalynskorner at 11:26 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

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