The High of the Buy (aka Shopping Addiction)

7/11/2018, 4:00:00 AM , duration(0:0:2)
Society & Culture/Personal Journals Comedy
Gaby talks to a compulsive buyer to understand the real motivations for over-shopping. <a href="https://www.shopaholicnomore.com/">April Benson</a>, one of the leading psychologists who helps compulsive buyers, introduces us to the emotional and psychological reasons for shopping. And to get a personal look at it, <a href="https://twitter.com/aviscardella?lang=en">Avis Cardella</a>, author of <a href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7810490-spent">"Spent: Memoirs of a Shopping Addict,"</a> talks about her own experience and motivation for compulsive buying. Finally, because our culture seems so addicted to shopping, <a href="https://lanchaplin.com/">Lan Nguyen Chaplin</a> gives us some insight into where that comes from: spoiler alert, we learn it as children. <br><br><em>TW: One of the guests in this episode refers to "the two genders."&nbsp;</em><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>