- Many women look to shop in order to fill the void that they are feeling within.
- Individuals with shopping addictions often have a great deal of conflict within the family due to the financial hardship that this habit has caused.
- Many women find that when they are depressed or bored, that shopping helps to improve their mood.
- Often purchases are justified as being on sale. Women who struggling with shopping addiction often hide their purchases to prevent arguments or do to the shame that they feel from purchasing these items.
Self-evaluation: Do I have an addiction to shopping?