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I just want to enjoy gambling

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Mon, 05/03/2018 - 20:26



Just going to use this as exactly what it says on the forum.

First thing, I'm still youngish and have only ruin a small percentage of my life but a percentage I'll never get back. I've always enjoyed the finer things of life and socialising. I've always managed to go out frequently. However it always pains me that in the back of my mind I think I can't really afford this cause I have a gambling addiction. Therefore I am tight and get branded it although I try to joke it off it does get to me cause when i do have money I like to be generous.

Without doubt, horse racing is my biggest downfall. I would bet on everysingle race if I could but for what reason. That is what i can't get my head round. In football, I generally don't bet on lower league as it can be a minefield so why would I do it in lower class horse racing.
I've realised this so many times yet fail to act. In higher classes, I'm superb. The form is easier to read and the bookies have less of grip.

Cheltenham is coming up and I have made fantastic profits over the last 3 festivals so it really is always tempting. But the months that follow are generally my worst due to my feeling of invincibility i somehow get after the festival so its something i want to avoid.

Therefore, my aim is not to have a single bet from now till the end March.

I have other things that I want to cover in my "recovery diary" but I think we will start with a goal before discussing my struggles.