Does Your Husband Know about Your Shopping Addiction?

Many married women who suffer from shopping addiction have worked out strategies of hiding their purchases from their husbands. While you might be able to justify a thousand dollar handbag to yourself as an “investment,” chances are hubby won’t see it that way. Do you find yourself doing things like taking tags off new items and telling him you got them second hand? Have you been telling him they were gifts or that you bought them on discount websites like Overstock? The final question is: Is a Chanel bag worth losing trust in your marriage?

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By Carrie Rattle

Carrie Rattle is a Principal at, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence. Read More