If just reading Elizabeth Hartney’s fictional account of “the day to day experience of shopping addiction” on about.com leaves you feeling exhausted, try to imagine what it’s like to really have a shopping problem.
Here’s a sample of what Hartney describes:
Wake up and make yourself two cups of coffee in your expensive new coffee machine.
Go to work.
Lunch break: Head to the mall for some retail therapy.
Slow afternoon: Take a break with your favorite shopping website. Plan for five minutes, but all of a sudden two hours have gone by. Work hard to make up for lost time.
Head home to creditors on the answering machine and past-due bills in the mailbox.
Read the full article here: A Day in the Life of a Shopaholic