5 Ways to Stop Shopping Addiction (From a Shopaholic’s Point of View)

This is a guest post.  Please be nice. 1. Do not bring your credit cards all the time (especially in the malls) Admit it, having your credit card with you boosts your confidence when you enter a mall or an area where paying is almost possibly present. It’s amazing how those little plastic cards can […]

Are You an Oniomaniac?

If you are one of those who excessively shops and spends in order to temporarily avert negative feelings, then you could be an Oniomaniac, referred to by most men as a shopaholic. Try assessing yourself by checking out these symptoms that characterize an Oniomaniac/shopaholic: You go to the mall and shop when you get upset, […]

Compulsive Shopping: 4 Smart Ways to Avoid It

If you find yourself infected with compulsive buying disorder, do not wait until you finally find yourself out of control. Try these 4 tips to fight the urge of compulsive buying: 1. Determine Possible Reasons for the Behavior Studies show that compulsive buying disorder may be secondary to much deeper underlying issues. Take time to […]

I Need to Buy This Now: The Truth about Compulsive Buying

I haven’t heard of anyone who doesn’t find pleasure in shopping and buying; well maybe not everyone is totally in love with it but it sure does give you that pleasant and gratifying feeling every time. Though a lot of people have been constantly dealing with shopping issues, the women are the more affected group […]

Shopaholics: We’ve Got The Most Expensive Disease

Alcoholism and Substance abuse are the two main addictions that come to mind when asked about addiction types. People who suffer from these two kinds of addiction usually catch their family’s attention no matter how they try to hide it. There is this one kind of addiction that seldom gets the attention of anyone as […]

Shopping Addiction: A Serious Epidemic

With too many influences in the society today, you can probably get addicted to almost anything; from TV shows, to computer games, substances or activities. Every addiction is pleasurable – precisely the reason people get addicted. They long to have that pleasing and satisfying feeling after they have indulged in such addictive activity. When someone […]

Understanding Oniomania

Oniomania is a term used to refer to the compulsive desire to shop. It is also known as shopping addiction, compulsive shopping, compulsive buying, CB or shopaholism.  It can either be an impulse control disorder or clinical addiction. Most people who suffer from the condition are not aware that they are suffering from an unknown […]

Ways to Deal with Compulsive Shopping

Compulsive shopping is a condition which most people sink into without realization. It all starts with buying something nice to feel good when you are feeling low and before you know it you are always buying tons of items to feel good so that you can escape your problems. Compulsive shoppers will go shopping several […]

The Truth about Shopaholics

Shopaholics are people who suffer from a compulsion to shop in order to feel better.  This may not seem like a problem, but the women and men who suffer from this condition usually end up with more problems and most of the time they cannot handle them with a sane mind. There are numerous signs […]

Characteristics of a Shopaholic

A shopaholic is a person who is addicted to shopping. This is a person who can live their entire lives in the malls or in online stores looking for things that they probably don’t even need. They end up spending a lot of money which is quite unhealthy. Below are some of the characteristics of […]