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18 Things People Who Love To Shop Know To Be True

"I am helping the economy by buying this shirt!"

1. When you're broke AF but still find a way to treat yourself to something.

"I deserve it — it's been a long week!"
CW / Via Twitter: @_jangelin

"I deserve it — it's been a long week!"

2. When you justify your shopping by reminding yourself that you're helping the economy.

"Really, this is a good thing for my country!"
Disney

"Really, this is a good thing for my country!"

3. When you're shopping and briefly stop and consider whether you can rationalize your purchase or not.

And 9 times out of 10 you justify it.
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And 9 times out of 10 you justify it.

4. When you're in between pay periods and playing a game of Russian roulette with your checking account each time you make an unnecessary purchase.*

*LBH, it's a very necessary purchase ’cause it looked good on you!
Via Twitter: @mshannahbennett

*LBH, it's a very necessary purchase ’cause it looked good on you!

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5. When your direct deposit hits and all of sudden you forget the promise you made yourself to be "better with my money."

"I'll start next paycheck!!!"
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"I'll start next paycheck!!!"

6. When your favorite store has a sale and all of sudden you feel it would be irresponsible NOT to take advantage of the savings.

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7. When you're done shopping, but not close to the free shipping minimum.

So you have to decide whether to keep shopping or pay the shipping fee. Of course the correct answer is keep shopping.
Via Twitter: @yalondarenee

So you have to decide whether to keep shopping or pay the shipping fee. Of course the correct answer is keep shopping.

8. When you choose the free shipping option and now have to wait an eternity to get your fab new purchases.

"Um, WTF? Are they shipping this via horse and buggy?"
Sony Music / Via Twitter: @curlyheadred

"Um, WTF? Are they shipping this via horse and buggy?"

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9. When all your online orders come in at once and it feels like Christmas morning.

10. When things look as good on you as they did online and you saved yourself the hassle of having to mail it back.

11. How even though your closet is full, you really need to pick up a few things to freshen up your look.

"I haven't worn these pants in forever, but they would look good with those shoes I saw at the mall yesterday."
Disney

"I haven't worn these pants in forever, but they would look good with those shoes I saw at the mall yesterday."

12. When you're at the register and realize that you did the math wrong in your head and that you're spending way more than you anticipated.

"Wait, did you add the extra 30% off?...Oh, you did, OK."
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"Wait, did you add the extra 30% off?...Oh, you did, OK."

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13. When you look at your account balance and are convinced that your debit card information has been stolen, only to realize that all the purchases on there are yours.

"Damn, that added up quick."
Via Twitter: @laurenXmckenna

"Damn, that added up quick."

14. When you find something that looks great and realize that it would be smart to have it in every color it comes in.

"Think about it: What are the chances of me finding something that looks this good on me again? Plus, I'll have it forever!"
Fox Searchlight

"Think about it: What are the chances of me finding something that looks this good on me again? Plus, I'll have it forever!"

15. When you walk out of a store with fewer items than you thought you would buy and feel totally in control.

Bravo

16. How shopping for Christmas and birthday gifts is really just an excuse for you to buy yourself things as well.

"Well, I know I am not going to get what I really want for Christmas, so I might as well buy it for myself."
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"Well, I know I am not going to get what I really want for Christmas, so I might as well buy it for myself."

17. When you waited too long to buy that ONE item you couldn't stop thinking about and now it's completely sold out online and in stores.

* does slow-slide against wall and cries *
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* does slow-slide against wall and cries *

18. And finally, when you are literally looking for any excuse to go shopping.

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