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All Shoe Sales are Beautiful

Buying new shoes isn't a need, it's a quest.

Do you get really excited when you find a shoe sale? Excited enough that your budget loses all meaning, and your closet has no room?

woman who buys too many shoes talks to therapist
"I tried going to Shoe Buyers Anonymous, but they ask you to stop buying shoes"

Being well-shod can become compulsive, and apparently this 12-step programs doesn't have all the answers!

Cartoon caption: Woman is talking with her therapist, and has a shopping bag next to her. "I tried going to Shoe Buyers Anonymous, but they ask you to stop buying shoes."

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Content including cartoon © Donna Barstow 2012

Originally published in the Barnes & Noble calendar, "What Do Women REALLY Want? Cats, Chocolate, Shoes, and Love,"

 

Cartoonist Donna Barstow's work has appeared in publications including The New Yorker, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, among many others.

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