In this video Tijuana Jackson explains connection between consumerism in America and emotional spending. He believes that feeling of emptiness is in part manufactured by big business and there’s a deeper debt psychology tearing away at us.
If you are feeling empty inside, feeling undervalued or some form of invalidation, it could be directly related to why you are financially struggling.
Status has taking such precedence, people are pretending to be rich, seeking validation through overspending. Despite their spending addiction it still leaves them feeling unworthy.
This video discusses debt psychology, the psychology of spending and the psychology of spending money.