I got out and did some shopping this morning. Bought some clothes and household supplies I was needing. Now I don’t really enjoy shopping that much. And I think it’s as much my mental illness making me hate crowds as anything. I tend to get anxious when I have to deal with large crowds and if I feel rushed. That’s why I typically do my shopping in the middle of the week when crowds are smaller. I can quickly drop in and pick up whatever I need without fighting crowds or standing in lines. And it’s easier to get help if there aren’t a lot of people competing for help. Even my grocery shopping is done in the early mornings so I don’t have to deal with crowds.
I tend to shop in the same stores. That way it’s easier to find what I need without wandering all over the store. I am a creature of habit. It is kind of stressful adapting to new stores, at least at first. When I find some item I like I tend to stick with it for a long time. I am especially this way with clothing. The thing I look for in clothing is how it feels on my skin rather than how it looks on me. If I am not comfortable in my clothing it does effect my mental health. I usually wear just t-shirts and pants and sneakers. I’m not one who enjoys dressing up. I am really not concerned with how my clothing makes me look as long as it’s functional and feels good wearing it. I don’t spend a lot of money on clothing or just stuff in general. I usually buy things when I need them without a lot of agonizing or shopping around. I really don’t like shopping that much. I am not a shopaholic. Shopping is not one of my hobbies.
Me either! I don’t like to shop and when I do I like to go into places I’ve been before and buy inexpensive practical things.
Going into new stores or old stores with new layouts can be tough. That’s why I’m getting to where I prefer to shop online for everything besides food and clothes.
I buy most things online too