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According to a study released by Oxygen Media, while only six percent of Americans admit that they are personally addicted to shopping, a large number of U.S. adults confess to spending behaviors that are compulsive.
Are you a compulsive shopper?
On today's show we're talking about shopping addiction and the compulsivity to shop.
Oxygen premiered its authentic and thought-provoking new docu-series, “My Shopping Addiction,” on Monday, October 15 at 11pm ET/PT. The series captures an intimate look into the lives of young people facing a crisis brought on by a dangerous addiction to spending.
On today's show, we will be wecoming Dr. David Tolin Ph.D., ABPP who is one of the therapists seen on the show My Shopping Addiction, along with Dr. April Lane Benson, a nationally known psychologist who specializes in the treatment of compulsive buying disorder. Both will be here to talk about this addiction and what you can do if you, or someone you know, may have an addiction or compulsion to shop.
Also joining the show will be Jill Chivers, reformed shopaholic who is now an advocate for conscious shopping and creator created the world’s first online membership site shopyourwardrobe.com for other women who want to slay their own shopping dragon and create a healthier relationship to shopping, themselves, their wardrobes and their wallets.