Signs You Could Be Addicted

There are clear signs that you might be addicted, which apply to anything from shopping to alcohol, according to Dr Ronald McCoy, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners spokesman.  Dr. McCoy states the main thing to watch out for is organizing your life around your addiction.  You also find that the more you have, the more you need, and that cutting back hurts.  You become sneaky, and get a head start like internet shopping, before you go out to the mall.  The behavior impacts your life, impacts your health and of course, impacts your finances. You take more risks and become defensive about the addiction.  Finally, you hit rock bottom.

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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