Shopaholic Says Shoplifting Arrest Was Her Wake-Up Call

For most people, a trip to the mall is, well, just a trip to the mall. But for Ronnie Haring, it a place full of dangerous temptations because the 38-year-old mother of two is a shopaholic. "It's less a feeling of wanting to go, and more a feeling of needing to go," Haring said. The term "shopaholic" has become commonplace, but Haring is among the estimated 6 percent of Americans who struggle with compulsive shopping. The American Psychological Association says that compulsive spending is an...Full Story
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