A lot of people are a bit sceptical about compulsive shopping/shopping addiction being legitimate. People say it's an addiction but most couldn't do it if they didn't have credit cards and didn't do it until they had credit cards.
People think it's more a case of lack of control, greed or irresponsibility. There is definitley a rush of having something new but to call it an addiction (when others really are battling certain addictions) seems a bit strange to some. Maybe they just don't get it?
Sceptics think that everyone seems to have an excuse nowadays and instead of copping to plain old irresponsibility or wanting instant gratification, they now claim it's an addiction....?
Is compulsive shopping really a disorder? An addiction?
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