Shopping can be so addictive that can turn into something compuslsive and obsesive, because we can get what we wanted and having more materials things that we wish we had. Even if it seems that there isn’t anything wrong about buying all we want, but if we don’t save money everything could get out of control.
Going shopping is one of the most exciting and fun activities, well, who doesn’t want to have all those things that are going to make us feel happy for a moment . These signs and symptoms are going to make you know if you are a true shopaholic. Let’s be honest, we all enjoy buying things, even if some of us take it more serious than the others.
We call Shopaholics to all those people who are compulsive shoppers and they can't control themselves.
Even if the first thing said about shopaholics is that of them are women, some scientific studies say that affects them all, both genres.
If you are...
You buy things without needing them or without planning to buy them. You just see something and you know you must take it with you.
When you need to buy something to feel better after having a dispute or if you feel sad, it helps to get a better mood.
If we keep buying clothes and shoes and they keep having the price tag on them and we never wear them before. It seems that isn't enough.
The best way to feel good
When you think this is the best way to feel better and keep stress out. And you decide that wasting your money on all those things you see at the mall is satisfying.
When it is the only way, or at least the faster way to make you feel happy after feeling sad. There isn't anything able to disturb your mental health if you go shopping.
Feeling happiness or adrenaline while you are buying, it doesn't matter if these are shoes, clothes or food. Just by buying something that makes you feel better your mood will get well soon.
Wasting a little more
Not having a limit when it is about the amount of money you are going to spend, it becomes a big problem, people end up being broke.
You prefer to have debts than stop buying things that you don't need, well, you don't care about it, you keep wasting money to buy all the things you wanted.
Buying a little more
Buying more thing than you were expecting without not noticing or without stopping. It doesn't seem like something has a limit or and end.
Tell a lie
You hide everything and you don't accept any advice, you just smile trying no to pay attention to any comment or question about it. Nobody understands, so you prefer not to explain anything.
Even if you enjoy buying without stopping, at the end you will feel guilty but let's be honest, it doesn't mean you are going to stop buying.
You start to feel worried when you haven't buy anything in many days. It seems like everything is going to be wrong if you don't waste some money.
Secret Credit Card
If no one knows about the credit card you use it to buy without anyone noticing. If they don't know, you can't regret about anything.
Only one thing more
When you are going to buy just one thing and you end up buying many different objects, that were designed to be yours.
There isn't anything better than than buying without stopping and getting all on a lower price.
When you go shopping because you have to buy a gift for someone, you end up buying something for yourself, just because it is at the store and you have to spoil yourself.
You prefer to go shopping than doing anything else, even if means not sharing time with your family or friends.
Just another thing
Buy, sleep, repeat. You are always saying that is the last time you are going to buy something or at least that's what you say at the moment.