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Shopping or spending addiction problem
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Shopping / Spending Addiction
1. When you have money, do you feel you must spend some (or all) of it?
2. Do you shop in order to relax or relieve stress or anxiety?
3. Do you sometimes feel bad or guilty after shopping?
4. Do you hide some of your purchases out of embarrassment?
5. Do you often feel an inexplicable urge to buy something?
6. When you enter a mall or store, do you feel the need to make an instant purchase?
7. Do you sometimes buy products you don’t need?
8. Do you spend more than you can afford?
9. Do you buy things you had no intention of buying?
10. Are there unopened packages sitting in your closet?
11. Do you often buy on impulse?
12. When you feel down, do you go shopping in order to feel better?
13. Do your days typically revolve around shopping and buying things (or thinking about shopping and buying things)?
14. Do people joke that you’re a shopaholic?
15. Do you suffer anxiety when your bills are due to arrive?
16. Do you own clothes you’ve never worn, gadgets or appliances you’ve never used, or books and magazines you’ve never read?
17. Do you ever lie to others about how much money you spend or on what?
18. Do you ever buy things you already own?
19. Do you feel excited when making a purchase but guilty afterward?
20. Have you ever considered stealing (or actually stolen) money in order to be able to go shopping?
21. Do you think your shopping or spending habits might be problematic?
22. Do your shopping or spending habits create financial difficulties for you or your family?
23. Do you and your partner argue about your budget or purchases?
24. Do you use shopping to reward yourself?
25. Do you feel a surge of energy when making a purchase?
26. Do you find it difficult to browse without making an actual purchase?
27. Do you have credit cards no one else knows about?
28. Do you feel that you are entitled to buy whatever you want?
29. Does shopping interfere with school, work, or family?
30. Do you have difficulty staying within your budget when spending?
31. Do you make excuses for your purchases (e.g. “It was such a bargain”)?
32. Are your spending habits hurting someone else (e.g. using a child’s college fund)?
33. Do you shop more often or spend more money on purchases now than you did in the past?
34. Have you ever promised yourself that this was your last splurge, but soon after went shopping again?
35. Have your spending habits given you a bad reputation or ruined people’s opinion of you?
36. If you are prevented from buying something you want, do you feel angry or frustrated?
37. Have your shopping habits ever caused problems sleeping or eating?
38. When your bills come, are you often surprised at how much you’ve spent or on what?
39. Have you ever contemplated suicide because of your spending habits?
40. Have you maintained your spending patterns even after faced with divorce or bankruptcy?