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Do You Abuse Retail Therapy?

by Abby

A new survey by the Huffington Post reveals that women are twice as likely as men to use retail therapy as a way to cope with stress (40% vs. 19%). Other findings:

- 34% of men have never shopped because they were stressed

- 46% of stress shoppers are more likely to exercise to cope with stress than non-stress shoppers

- 86% of stress shoppers are more likely to eat to cope with stress than non-stress shoppers

- 76% of stress shoppers are more likely to worry about their weight than non-stress  shoppers.