Well I hadn’t until this morning when the ‘Today Show,’ hurting for content, had a story about the signs and symptoms of “shopping bulimia.” They explained this disorder as a component of shopping addiction when someone goes on excessive shopping sprees in stores and online. Once the “happy buzz of buying wears off,” they immediately return the items. Unless you have an endless budget like Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian and celebrities, you may fall into shopping bulimia.
|I don’t think she’ll be returning this|
Here are the symptoms of what they described as shopping ‘binging and purging’ warning signs:
|If shopping is stressing you out, there is help. |
Because shopping should be fun.
Personally, I hate return lines and barely have the space for purchases in my house that I am keeping, but do you know anyone who suffers from this “shopping bulimia?” Whenever I’ve bought too much, I just do a master closet cleanse and pass some clothes onto my sister.
For more information and tips to help get the situation under control, here is the article: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/42036286