Maybe you love to buy shoes or just have a few minor shopaholic episodes. Shopping is enjoyable, until you receive the credit card bill in the mail.
Not everyone may appreciate your shopping habit, especially if they are paying for it. If you you are spending over your limit you may want to consider taking a break for a while.
What can you say to your parents or boyfriend when they holler, “You need to stop shopping!” Here are some amusing comebacks you can use to help keep your shopping addiction alive.
Let us know what you think is the most entertaining answer. If you can think of a better comebacks, do share!
best comebacks when you are told to stop shopping
1. Cinderella is proof that a new pair of shoes can change your life.
2. I am not a shopaholic. I am helping the economy.
3. I may love to shop but I’m not buying your bullshit.
4. I earn my own money and I can spend it however I want.
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Why do people get annoyed about my shopping?
People may get upset with your shopping habbit for many different reasons. They could have concerns over your excessive spending, especially if they are paying the bills. They may also get fed up with your pickiness and high standards when it comes to buying products, when there is a cheaper version of a product available.
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How to deal with people annoyed about your shopping
When dealing with people who are annoyed about your shopping, it’s important to be understanding and considerate of their feelings. If they are paying the bills, they have a valid right to have input on your spending habits.
Communicate openly about what you are spending money on. Try to cut back on excessive spending and the amount of time you spending shopping.
One of the most common reasons couples fight is because of finances, especially when they have wildly different opinions on what is acceptable in terms of debt and spending,
Communicate openly with the person and listen to their concerns, if you are guilty of overspending when you’re shopping, offer up a genuine apology and solutions to pay off your debt to resolve tensions.
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When you are dealing with being nagged about your shopping habbit by others and you find it stressful, consider getting support from a professional. Talking to a counselor is a great way to work through a challenging situation, and help you find some strategies to work through the person’s behaviour.
Better Help is a great resource where you can talk to a counselor from the comfort of your own home.
Taking care of your own needs isn’t selfish, and you will feel better in the long run.