Everyone at one point or another has to do some shopping and spending in order just to live day by day. Whether it be shopping for necessities such as food and clothing to other types of shopping such as gifts for a friend or family member. While shopping can be a lot of fun, for some people it can actually be a problem which where they get addicted to spending. Here is look at spending addiction, what exactly it is and some signs of it.
A spending addiction is when someone gets addicted to spending money no matter what type of purchase they are making. They get a certain rush and feeling when they make a purchase and will continue spending their money no matter how much or on what in order to get that feeling
People with a spending addiction will use any excuse to go shopping and make a purchase. They can say they need something for their home, they are taking advantage of a good sale, stocking up for the next season or even go out of their way to go shopping for a friend or family member. Many of them often purchase items that they never even use. People with a spending addiction will often just store the items in their home and the items never leave the bag or package they come in.
A spending addiction can stem from a number of different areas. Many people with spending addictions often have low self esteem or emotional problems. They find when they are shopping this helps them feel better even just for a short period of time. A spending addiction can lead to a very sad life as many people spend all their money and go into serious financial debt just to continue their addiction.