Overspending on fancy labels: Normal or Nuts?
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
- Duration 2:59
- Date Mar 28, 2012
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
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I love that animation you know we're all nuts in one respect or another and that's perfectly fine after all we're only human that is until you are unique quirks.
Go from off the beaten path to off the wall.
So how do you know if you're normal or -- Here to answer some of the burning question juices.
Fox's contributor and psychiatrist doctor Keith emblem who were -- doctor.
Good morning how -- I'm -- fine thanks very much here's our first question for the day.
I don't make much money but I can't resist buying designer clothes has been much more than I should for labels everyone compliments me on.
What's wrong with me my husband.
Has just about had doctor.
Well all right so here's the thing.
There's nothing wrong inherently with designer labels some very nice clothing covered -- carries the initials of other people's -- LV.
Right but if you're addicted to it you get -- start saying.
Why -- -- masquerading.
Why it's so important day carry this credential where everybody sees.
That because of this handbag -- must be successful is it low self esteem what is it and when it starts interfering with your.
Literally with your financial well being and your marriage.
Well then you've tilted in another direction and it's not the normal direction not normal all right here's -- number two.
-- 34 and never wanted to make friends.
I'm cordial to people.
But I've always been a loner I keep numbers in my cell only so -- know not to answer people call is it normal to want to be alone.
Shore listen I think it's more abnormal if you can't stand being alone taking your own counsel.
Is sometimes valuable.
And having a firewall between you and the world in these days of mass emails and text messages may be necessary so I'm not prepared to call that -- but what I would say is if that becomes.
-- -- base where you can't stand to even have a few people.
Then that's a problem with this guy seems okay.
Real quick with a less what my twelve year old is -- we have a healthy home but sometimes I catcher sneaking suites and I lose my temper to stop her.
Getting angry doesn't fix things but I can't help but I feel like a mean mom the verdict doctor.
Yet -- mean mom.
Welcome back and -- a bit more complicated than that that it's not normal though because you need help.
Getting angry because you kid does something that many kids do kids like -- wake up.
Getting angry about it -- that you've got an issue you need the doctor -- -- And if you have a question for our doctor keep tableau log on to FOX & Friends -- common -- email him with your questions.
He'll answer every week doctor thank you very much for making account -- Any time -- all right.