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Amom

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09.10.2014

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01-06-2016 I agree with the CW & ODAAT ... you are probably best to leave well enough alone. From my side l…
25-05-2016 You should feel proud ... change is not easy but clearly very worthwhile :). Good for you. Cathyx …
12-05-2016 Deep breaths tri...be kind to yourself:) …
11-05-2016   I don't think you are going to get the answers you want on this forum.   …
08-05-2016 I too am the mom of a 27 yr old compulsive gambler. You are in a very tough spot as it sounds like h…
29-04-2016 Hi Lego Im the mom of a compulsive gambler. My son is 27 and has been gambling compulsively since he…
29-04-2016 Hi Mrs Roberts When he promised you that he would never gamble again he probably really did mean it.…
28-04-2016 Congratulations Suzanne! Your ongoing recovery is such an inspiration to others. …
26-04-2016 I liken it to Pavlov's dog. Over time certain things trigger reactions in us. Still when I get a tex…
24-04-2016 I am the mom of a compulsive gambler Ginny. Here is my advice for what is's worth after what feels l…
24-04-2016 It is absolutely NOT your fault. They make the story up in their heads to absolve themselves of guil…
23-04-2016 Morning (on my side of the world) Duncs I am the mom of a CG and am on the F&F side of this foru…
23-04-2016 Hi Snow1234 My son is 27 and has been a compulsive gambler for 9+ years(he is in recovery now). One …
19-04-2016 Hi Doz It's hard for family of the compulsive gambler. We tend to put the focus on them, getting the…
18-04-2016 ODAAT You sound like you are very much at peace with yourself and that is a wonderful thing. You hav…
17-04-2016 Hi S&L When we llive with an addict we are always trying to change them when in reality it is us…
16-04-2016 The hardest thing is letting go of the outcome. To the outside world you appear to being doing all t…
15-04-2016 My heart breaks for you yet your strength and courage are incredible. You are doing your absolute be…
11-04-2016 Congratulations Rob :). "The best view comes after the hardest climb" …
03-04-2016   No sympathy Sandra, just the utmost respect for a young lady trying to make herself whole again. …
02-04-2016 I agree with the above Rob. Can I just add that it might be worthwhile to keep adding things to your…
02-04-2016 HS & Rob you both are doing something that the majority of addicts don't...you acknowledge the a…
01-04-2016 So happy to see a post from you. You have been to hell and back and lived to tell the tale. I am so …
28-03-2016 You seem to me to be a great example of true recovery. Acceptance, amends, and a willingness for a b…
23-03-2016 IMHO... Your post nails it Louis:) …
21-03-2016 Hi CW   Wishing you a nice day! :) Cathy …
21-03-2016 Ginny It is very hard for me to hear all the things that my son must do to beat this addiction. It's…
21-03-2016 Hi Ginny My son is a compulsive gambler who has been in recovery for almost 2 years. He is 27 and st…
13-03-2016 Incredible rob27. You should be so very proud of yourself ... reclaiming your life. Truly inspiratio…
13-03-2016 It's so hard SP on both yourself and your ex-wife. We have no idea what is going on in their heads a…
10-03-2016 Hi Lainey It sounds like you have already done lots of things that will help. I know it sounds odd b…
09-03-2016 Hi Rob my son is a CG and also cuts. He is 27. Your insight into the "why" you do it is to me an inc…
28-02-2016 Its frustrating to hear that a parent/spouse has the ability to get a CG to stop gambling. Yes if th…
26-02-2016 Sorry Stressed I know how frustrated you are but there is NOTHING you or anybody else is going to sa…
25-02-2016 He's playing you. He wants a quick solution to his financial dilemma and since his mom has shut the …
13-02-2016 Just copied and sent to my son. Says everything that I struggle to say. Thanks Cathy …
12-02-2016 For all of us on a recovery journey Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself an…
09-02-2016 Hi as67 Ditto CW... definitely thinking of you. Cathyxx …
03-02-2016 I'm so sorry... this is hell on earth for you.  …
02-02-2016 Hi as67. I just read your post to a worried mum. I'm so sorry:(.Your son is "sick" but refuses to ac…
02-02-2016 Hi worried mum...like as67 I too am the mom of a compulsive gambler. It's heart wrenching and if you…
31-01-2016 Other people may be there to help us, teach us, guide us along our path, But the  lesson to be lear…
30-01-2016 Hi AWP I am the mom of a compulsive gambler. My son is 27 in a few months. The "why" is a very diffi…
24-01-2016 Thanks Volcano... therein lies the rub - working my own personal recovery is a b***ch :) ODAAT!! Cat…
24-01-2016 Good on you CW for being able to step back a bit... very hard to do!! We become so hyper vigilant to…
24-01-2016 Thanks guys for the replies. I guess what I want is somebody to tell me to do x,y, and z and all wil…
23-01-2016 When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves. - Viktor E…
23-01-2016 Thanks Suzanne:) I know it is the addicts own recovery to work but when he relapses I end up taking …
23-01-2016 I am the mom of a recovering compulsive gambler. It has been a very long road thus far but am starti…
22-01-2016 I've never been in your situation as it is my son who is the CG in my life. I do know however that a…

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