You could be an online shopping addict. Here’s how to tell – CNBC

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Shopping online can be as easy as click, click, buy. But if you don’t watch out, it could become a habit that wrecks your finances.

The combination of anonymity, the convenience of not having to go to a store and the variety of products available can fuel online shopping addiction, according to April Lane Benson, a psychologist specializing in compulsive buying disorder.

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Behavioral Addiction: Signs, Types, Consequences, Treatment – Verywell Health

It’s fairly easy to understand how someone could experience addiction with an addictive substance like alcohol or nicotine. It’s much more challenging to see the complexity of addiction and understand how someone could be addicted to a behavior. Behavioral addiction is real, though, and can have just as devastating effects on a person’s life as any other addiction.