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Amom

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09.10.2014

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08-05-2017 I don't believe it matters what advice is given a compulsive gambler. Until they hit their personal …
07-05-2017 Just pressed the "like" button. Have a great gamble free day tri! Cathyx …
03-05-2017 I too go to Gam Anon and second CW. I have been going for 3 years and highly recommend giving it a g…
22-04-2017 Trying to do right by/to yourself and others is always the right choice. Enjoy your weekend. "My min…
22-04-2017 It will get easier with time and you aren't feeling anything unusual. :) Cathyx …
14-04-2017 Congratulations Dan... keep paying it forward! Cathyx …
12-04-2017 Congratulations on chosing a gamble free life! Cathyx …
08-04-2017  You don't want your parents to understand your addiction ... you want them to continually bail you…
06-04-2017 So sorry distressed mum. I am the mom of a compulsive gambling son. I echo the advise given above. P…
03-04-2017 Hi Carrie As it is my son who is the compulsive gambler the $$ he goes through does not really effec…
02-04-2017 I am sorry Mumof3. What you are dealing with is just so hard. I can't say anything to make it any ea…
01-04-2017 Thanks for your post LB :). I am sorry things have been tough the last few weeks. As moms we know we…
01-04-2017 Hi Sandra It sounds like you have chosen GA for now. Can I make a suggestion? Please STICK with it..…
01-04-2017 What about getting yourself a sponsor from GA? Then you can leave your husband out of it. Sometimes …
29-03-2017 Hi JoBone  You have every right to every feeling you're having. You can call Gamcare or get to a Ga…
29-03-2017 Hi Mumof3 Firstly I think you really need to put your husband and the gambling on the back burner an…
28-03-2017 Hi emack I am a mom of a compulsive gambler not a spouse but I know Gam Anon states that the gambler…
26-03-2017 Have a lovely addiction free Sunday Sandra (& Bella:)) Cathyx …
21-03-2017 I think you are definitely doing the right thing. Good for you... it's a hard thing to do. Cathyx …
20-03-2017 I am sorry... can't say anything to help other than I am thinking of you:) Keep moving forward and l…
19-03-2017 Again respectfully but Joydivider you have said countless times in your post "he must". Speaking as …
19-03-2017 Hi Dunc I really am so sorry this addiction has found its way into your family. Having watched my so…
18-03-2017 I am the mom of a 27 year old compulsive gambler... it started 10 years ago. It is an incredibly pro…
17-03-2017   You are doing great inspite of what "addiction" whispers in your ear. I am so happy you have a sp…
17-03-2017 Sorry I am so late tri... CONGRATULATIONS!! Cathyx …
17-03-2017 Hi LB Being a mom comes with a predisposition to worry. Add to that a child who has had to work hard…
17-03-2017 Hi Girl J I am the mom of a compulsive gambler ... a son 27 years old. I can only speak from my expe…
12-03-2017 Demented. Keep talking and getting support for yourself. Take the focus off of your husband and on t…
08-03-2017 Hi Sally I too am so sorry to hear of your situation. Agree with Woodley  re calling Gamcare. You h…
06-03-2017 Sorry did not mean to cause so much angst. Kirsty - I have a son that I love with all my heart who h…
05-03-2017 A lot of family and friends comments on here and other gambling fourums state that "Nothing anyone c…
04-03-2017 Hi HS. My lil one (all 6'3" of him:) ) is just coming through a relapse after being 1 year (and 2 da…
28-02-2017 Just a fly by... quietly cheering you on on your road to recovery/self discovery. Have a great day S…
26-02-2017 You ask  "How else could they gamble" They could "borrow" money under false pretences from anyone a…
24-02-2017 Not sure what to say! Just happy that you are dealing with it head on and not hiding out in addictio…
18-02-2017 I'm sorry that things are still tough for you. Just to reiterate (sp) none of this has anything to d…
18-02-2017   Why does any of this matter if you are an addict? It's all just distraction and white noise. I th…
17-02-2017 Be patient with yourself. There is no rule book to follow on this. I really believe as I said before…
16-02-2017 If you are asking for advice... don't lend him the money. He is a grown man and paying the money bac…
14-02-2017 Hi Gam Mum Try and think of your son as 2 different people ... one the addict and one your son. Love…
14-02-2017 Morning Katy I agree with Tri. The handling of the money is a tricky thing. In my opinion it should …
14-02-2017 Hi Katy55 I am the mom of a late twenties compulsive gambler. My son started about 10 years ago. Thi…
12-02-2017 Hi Mrsm2017 Might I suggest that if you are in this for the long haul so to speak that you arm yours…
07-02-2017 So sorry to hear. Just keep doing what your gut tells you. There is no easy way thru this is there? …
22-01-2017 "Good follows good and the more we notice it the more it shows up" Love and peace CathyX …
22-01-2017 Sorry for the situation you find yourself in. My 27 (soon to be 28) year old son is a compulsive gam…
20-01-2017 Better late than never Loxie... a year (plus a week by now) is a wonderful achievement! Your devotio…
06-01-2017 I'm from the F&F side... always so happy and encouraging to see somebody hit that 1 year mark. C…
31-12-2016 Your dad may be doing the best thing possible for you... though I am sure it doesn't feel like that …
30-12-2016 Hi S Sorry to hear of your accident and glad you weren't seriously hurt. As CW says don't underestim…

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