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5 Signs of a Shopaholic

        Health | Addiction

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Shopping Despite Feelings of Distress and Guilt
For a shopaholic, the shame and regret that often follows a shopping spree can actually trigger a repeat of the same behavior.
For a shopaholic, the shame and regret that often follows a shopping spree can actually trigger a repeat of the same behavior.
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People who suffer from compulsive buying disorder may also have feelings of anxiety or tension while they try to resist the urge to shop. And unlike those who compulsively shop without regret during the manic periods of bipolar disorder, CBD sufferers often feel depressed or distressed for having given in to the urge and guilty over their growing debts after they've gone on a spree. But it can be those very feelings of distress, shame and depression that ignite the shopping addict to again seek the "high" that comes along with shopping, despite any negative consequences of their actions.


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