Are you a shopaholic?

@rb200406 (1825)
India
May 22, 2007 4:34am CST
Addicted to shopping?Do unneccessary shopping.How do you controlthis habit.My Husband is a shopaholic.Whenever he sees new things & have money ,he would purchase it.so lots of money being wasted.How to control this?
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@321633wy (1795)
• United States
24 May 07
Enen though i love shopping but i won't consider myself to "shopaholic". Usualy ,before i plan to go shopping,i will make a shopping list and then think twice to make sure that i really need it or i just want to have it.I also set my shopping budget in order to avoid from over spend.Well it works for me.
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@jahvo6 (624)
• Peru
22 May 07
Thank God I am not, for me it´s a waste of money to `purchase something that I am not going to use it, your case is difficult, try to get furious whenever he gets something you don´t need probably he´ll feel bad and stop that habit, who knows?
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@jlara_gtr34 (3492)
• Philippines
22 May 07
no, i am not a shopaholic (thank God for that because i dont have much money to supprt that). however, there are times when i do tend to shop a lot and those are times when i feel depressed. can you imagine? ishop when i feel depressed, as if i have lots of money! :P lolz.
@yanstill (1491)
• China
22 May 07
well,i will buy a lot of useless things when i go shopping.so my way is to take less money out,and never bring my credit card to the supermarket.i always calculated the price of the necessary things i want to buy,and make a list of them,it will save a lot of time for me,and also a lot of money.lol,i do that day by day,and a month later,i can buy things i want use the saved money.
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@fazelath (1176)
• India
22 May 07
Yes i am shopaholic,i shop till i drop,i buy whatevery i like at the first glance
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@squaretile (3835)
• Singapore
22 May 07
it's very difficult to change a habit. does he spend his own money only? what does he spend on? is it useful at least? perhaps you could interest him in saving for something that you both want. for instance, a car or TV? do you both have children? if so you could emphasise the importance of saving for your children's future. all the best, it won't be easy but don't give up!