Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Because women shop instead of think

Shopping  woman smiling. Isolated over white background.


Because women shop instead of think

It’s true. As soon as a woman is confronted with a challenge, she goes shopping.

Actually, even when a woman is not confronted at all, she goes shopping.

Women think they ‘deserve’ to shop and to get nice things for themselves or nice thing purchased for them. Ask them what they did specifically to earn these gifts and they will say “for being me” or “for being there”. These very nonspecific answers provide two important functions. It means a woman can shop at any time anywhere no excuse needed, and it also means every woman can do this.

Amazingly, sometimes a woman will just go shopping because she ‘feels like spending money’. As if this were a mood or a phase in the day one goes through. Money is not actually a factor in a woman shopping. She will find a way to shop even if she has no money.  She will use credit or she will spend the rent money. Nothing can come between her and the opportunity to throw her money away.

Traditionally women have been called ‘money hungry’ or ‘money oriented’ but this is a very misleading phrase. Women hate money, and try to get rid of it as soon as it hits their wallets.  They ill even tell you that the money is burning a hole in their pocket, so severe is the drive and their desire to get to the nearest shop and just buy something.

It rarely matters what they buy.

In romance novels, a creation by women for women, the females all go shopping all the time, but people don’t caught out by the debt. This is a wonderful little visit into the perfect dream world for a woman, and so they will dip into this world as often as possible.

1 comment:

  1. That is a nice opener as to why women can not get focused on the important issues in their lives.

    Men are just as stupid. They go to war in order to keep the consumer society going with all the things it needs.

    The credit crises may be one of the best things which ever happened to the West. Possibly both men and women will think a little bit more about what is important.