S: mandasia parks 3rd period 5-24-2011
FC: Extreme Shopping | Parks, Mandasia 3rd period 5-24-2011
1: Constantly spending and spending and not setting a limit to the amount of money you spend on certain items must be a hint that you are having problems.Shopping addicts need all the help they can get before the problem gets worse then what it is. | The problem with shopping addiction is rising in today's society and needs to be made aware of in order to keep this problem from continuing. Almost 6% of the U.S population has a shopping addiction.This usually happens around the late teen,adult years. Shopping is a compulsive disorder.
2: Support groups is a good way to help people who has such a problem with shopping. first step is admitting you have the problem. Checking in with a support group is a tremendous step because most people don't want to do so, but shopping addicts should be treated with help just as any alcoholics or drug addicts. Shopping addicts go through just about the same problems as they do and that dont make them any better or any less. I as a shopping addict feel as help is a great way for me and to
3: better myself as i get to the adult world because i want to be able to strive on my own without worrying about emotional break downs and money usage. But as shopping addicts should come to the state of mind that shopping constantly and not being able to control ourselves mean we HAVE A PROBLEM!! | don't let shopping control your life | State of MIND!
4: Many people don't know that they have a problem with shopping but they start to notice that the bills are getting higher and higher or there credit cards are just late on original bills. Some people even create secret credit card accounts to hide there problem because this can cause various problems in relationship"Elizabeth Hartney". Once the opposite spouse finds out about the debt the other is in that may cause a breakup or even worse a divorce. No one wants to loose there spouse over a ridiculous shopping habit that can be cured in no time.
5: There has been said that many people get this problem because of there past. Even though that may not be the cause in all shopping addicts people can tend to shop so much to hide there own problems in life or to escape life. In the 19th century this shopping problem was a recognized problem for women in the late days. Shoppers become preoccupied with shopping. Shopping in America is getting out of control and if this problem is not fix how is our economy or any source going to get any better. Best thing to do is to just get help NOW!!
6: "How Can I Manage Compulsive Shopping And Spending Addiction". Indiana University:Dec 2010. Web.18 May 2011 Heather Hatfield Shopping Spree or Addiction? (No Date) Genesis Framework By Studio press:copyright 2011 Shopping Addictions: Help And Treatment For Shopping Addicts ("NOT An DAte OR Author") Elizabeth Hartney What Is Shopping Addiction? (no date) | WORK CITED