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Amom

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09.10.2014

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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…
21-01-2016 Hi CW73 I agree with Half Life. You know he is gambling and whether or not he is a compulsive gamble…
20-01-2016 I am the mom of a gambler. He started at about 18 yrs old and is now 26. It is a very progressive ad…
18-01-2016 So sorry as67. ODAAT for you... keep getting up putting one foot in front of the other and trust tha…
07-01-2016 Hi as67...  "When we can no longer change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves" - Vik…
05-01-2016 as67... you and your husband should do what works best for you period. This is your life, your home …
05-01-2016 I'm so sorry for the pain this is causing you as67. I know the position you are in. You feel that an…
27-12-2015 :(. Sharing your recovery has given me (as the mom of a CG) much hope. I have learned a great deal f…
27-12-2015 Your husbands efforts are huge progress CW. A nice start to 2016! …
19-12-2015 Hi Tweety I hate always sounding so negative but with this addiction you can't afford to not face it…
19-12-2015 Hi CW22 &as67 The suicide threats take being the parent of a CG to a whole new level. I know the…
18-12-2015 Your son doesn't hate you as67... I guarantee you he hates himself. He knows he has a big problem bu…
17-12-2015 I'm so sorry as67. I can't do anything to help except listen and give you a virtual ((hug)). My son …
15-12-2015 I think they throw themselves into work as it is the easiest most tangible way to address the proble…

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