I Don't Go to Malls Unless I Have to

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 296 People

    Way Too Many People!!

    I MAY  have been to the mall twice in my adult life.  The crowds are waaayyyy too much for me to handle!!  You couldn't pay me to fight that madness on a regular basis!!
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Jul 6, 2009

    Me, Too

    I'm not much of a city person, or materialist, anyway.  Most of my shopping I do online.  It's easier and much nicer to avoid the crowds and the awful attitudes and the consumerism. 
    jmuhjacat jmuhjacat
    13-15
    3 Responses Jul 5, 2009

    Used To Go All The Time But No More

    Years ago I'd visit the malls in my area on a regular basis, about once or twice a week, it was how I spent some of my free time.  I used to buy stuff, not always things I needed but I wanted them.  Fortunately I never got into debt over this then somewhere along the...
    Morgause Morgause
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2010

    Colonoscopy Vs. Mall

    I hate the mall so much, I would do anything instead. Normally I shop at Sams. One member of the family has been after me to shop "normally" for a few years, and I told him that 1) I do not have time and 2) If you do not like my shopping habits, you do it. He...
    ohnudeone ohnudeone
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Jul 31, 2009

    Lay It Out For You

    Two little ones and a teen means malls are off limits! They run in every direction, pulling on clothing, bored out of the minds while the teen pics through stuff and tries on every freakin' thing she can find. No matter that we can't afford the stuff she looks at in any ways and...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 15, 2009

    Malls

    As a teenager, I used to go all the time.  It used to be our hangouts..  :P  I hate shopping and I hate going to malls especially during the holidays, it is crowded and cannot see anything.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Oct 1, 2010

    Chaos

    Oh do I so subscribe to this group and the meaning of  mall chaos. Mall chaos consists of 75 or more stores selling more goods than the eyes can ever behold and 2,000 people squeezing in there to find a bargain! . Not to mention that half of these stores all carry...
    finerside finerside
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Aug 23, 2009

    For Beginners, I Work In A Mall As An

    Housekeeper,Secondly, I'm An Person Who Hates Crowds(I Know Right, But,It Pays Some Bills).Being One Whose No Fan Of Materialism Vanity and Ignorance Malls Just Aren't My Thing. Bottom Line Is.. I Frickin Hate Malls,Can't Wait For The Day Where Online Shopping Shuts Down Brick...
    BIGGSKEET BIGGSKEET
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 13, 2015

    I Dont Hang Out Just For Fun

    I am a person who goes to the shopping centers or malls to look around, pay bills, post letters buy groceries, sometimes we stop for a cup of tea or lunch but nothing expensive. I am not one to just hang out waiting for trouble as a teen etc . I never had any real friends to do...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Aug 1, 2011

    one of the worst areas of the mall has to be

    the mall kiosk, whenever I go to the mall I have to look to side and try to avoid any eye contact with the kiosk people...when making eye contact they become the predator and I become the prey
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2015

    It's The Crowds.

    The only reason for this is that I have a hard time being in crowds. Being in a crowd can set off my anxiety and if I do go to a mall I try to pick the least busy times so I can be in grab what I need and get out!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 27, 2012

    How I See The Mall...

    To me, the mall is a place where people go to shop and be loud at the same time. They all get together and shop together, which is great. The problem i have with the mall is that while they are enjoying their time, they have to speak over another group, who have to speak over...
    pickleperfect pickleperfect
    18-21, F
    Apr 8, 2010

    Its Hard.

    I am agoraphobic.  I find it difficult to go anywhere.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    Aug 27, 2009

    i dont go to malls unless i have to usually

    because when they have something i want, i have no cash. but when im loaded and i go, all they have is crap :/
    razgrizizzy razgrizizzy
    26-30, M
    Mar 7, 2015

    Malls Annoy Me....

    always have.  Even when I was younger, I was like "No, I don't wanna go".  I think it was the crowds of retarded people.  For the most part, I am nice, but when I get irritated, it's bad and I cannot help what comes out of my mouth.  There are always...
    BamaBabe87 BamaBabe87
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 2, 2010

    Christmas Day seems the ideal time to address

    this recent addition to my varied experiences. Tis the season to "shop til you drop" after all. I was born in Dallas, Texas but grew up in a small town well away from the city proper. When a nearer suburb got a new mall it was a fairly big deal as it would be one of the...
    WellFrog WellFrog
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 25, 2015

    Dislike

    The noise and crowds make me fretful and headachy, so I go there only when I need something badly.    
    SomewhereTomorrow SomewhereTomorrow
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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