My wife is quoted again (not nearly as extensively as the immediately prior post) by the DallasNews here (note that web registration is required [*]). While my wife did the interview some time ago, it is noteworthy to set some context that my wife is marketing professor, and she has a strong research interest in consumer behavior and self-control. This article does a good job of showing where people can lose self-control and get themselves in a bind.
[*] Also to introduce some people to technology they might not have used before, people can bypass compulsory web registration for many news sites by using BugMeNot.com. Please make sure that you check out the terms of service for legal use of the BugMeNot service. As with many of the emerging services on the Internet (e.g., peer-to-peer file sharing), the service can be used for both legal and illegal purposes. Be sure in what context you are using the service.