New TV Show Profiles Compulsive Shoppers

A Las Vegas heiress spends $30,000 a month buying dresses and shoes. A California woman spends $300 a week at a dollar store and has to borrow from friends as she goes into debt. These women and others are featured on Oxygen’s new show called “My Shopping Addiction.” The show also features experts to help them navigate a way out of their overspending habits. There are many types of shopping addicts and this show will profile them all. From compulsive shoppers trying to distract themselves from feeling their personal pain to bulimic shoppers who buy and return over and over again, the producers hope to help shopaholics whose lives have spiraled out of control.

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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