Compulsive Shopper
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1. Do you shop when you are angry, disappointed, or scared?
2. Do you feel guilty or embarrassed after shopping, often returning the purchased items, then go shopping again, repeating the cycle?
3. Do you often spend more money than your budgeted amount or more than you had planned?
4. Do you see items on display in the store and often purchase them impulsively, knowing you don't need or want it?
5. Do your shopping behaviors cause you emotional distress?
6. Do you often hide your purchases, or lie about what you purchased or how much money you spent?
7. Do you have a secret credit card that no one else knows about?
8. Do you ignore the consequences of your shopping habits, such as mounting debt or tensions between you and your partner?
9. Have you gotten into arguments, or damaged relationships, with friends or family because of the time you spend shopping, the deception about shopping, or any emotional or physical isolation due to shopping?
10. Do your shopping habits cause you problems more than 2 or 3 months of the year?

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