Shopping addiction is a very real and serious addiction affecting millions of people. The effects may not be physically noticeable compared to somebody that as a drug addiction, alcoholic or gambler, but the effects are just as serious.
It doesn't matter who you are, what age you are, your colour or even where you come from. Shopping addiction is a very real and serious addiction affecting millions and millions of people. According to researchers about 6% of women and 5.5% of men are compulsive shoppers giving them a feeling of relief and a feel-good factor.
Individual's that struggle with addictions, it is important to be able to identify compulsion of spending and anxiety patterns and triggers, in order to understand the full effects addiction might have on a person and their family.