she has made. The person may spend so much time shopping that they damage their friendships and other relationships. They might also develop money problems. Here are some additional signs of a shopping addiction: • getting a rush from shopping • spending money when angry, depressed, or anxious • feeling “lost” if not shopping and spending money • feeling guilty after shopping • purchasing items on credit even though they have no money • being obsessed over acquiring money to make more purchases The person will likely be a compulsive shopper, buying items they don’t need or buying several of one item. They will typically spend far

People who misuse substances like drugs or alcohol are much more likely to be compulsive buyers.


Detoxing from Shopping

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