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Amom

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09.10.2014

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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…
14-12-2015 My son is doing better CW. He is back at GA and has also been given some addiction counselling throu…
14-12-2015 Hi CW - I believe it is "made amends to all those I had hurt unless to do so would cause harm" or al…
13-12-2015 I believe forums don't get a lot of long term abstainers as I am sure it can be frustrating. I think…
05-12-2015 I have watched my son struggle with this for a long time. I think that his addiction could have been…
05-12-2015 You have every reason to feel frustrated, angry, disappointed etc. I have yelled, shamed, sworn, sil…
04-12-2015 Hi WCID not only will the online sites take no notice of you neither will your son... a compulsive g…
02-12-2015 Re gambling not affecting children/others... it absolutely does! It's not about the bills getting pa…
02-12-2015 Hi WCID. I am the mom of a 26 yr old son who is also a compulsive gambler. As the others have said t…
29-11-2015 Agreed CW! I absolutely beleive that soul searching is needed in some form. It really isn't about th…
28-11-2015 I'm so sorry CW... it is so hard and disappointing to watch a loved one not see that what they are d…
28-11-2015 Hi Geray92 You are doing everything out of love for your child. I truly beleive that we the F&F …
21-11-2015 Hey Dan... great post and I have to say things are very similar across the hall in the Gam Anon room…
21-11-2015 I am also the mom of a CG. I know this is not what you want to hear but this addiction is not going …
10-11-2015 Ann please don't ever feel like you are not doing things "right" or the way others would. This is yo…
07-11-2015 Morning as67 Just checking in to see how you are doing? Hope all is well in your world. My world con…
02-11-2015 Hi CW Marriage is hard enough without throwing in an addiction. We obviously all can be better peopl…
15-10-2015 Hi Outofmydepth I am also the mom of a compulsive gambler. Mine does not have a family  but everyth…
10-10-2015 Hi Ladybird I am so sorry that things are so awful for you right now. Life is certainly not easy for…
04-10-2015 You have reason to be negative Bluemoon. It's awful what both you and your son have and are going th…
03-10-2015 Hi Bluemoon My 26 year old son is a compulsive gambler. Unfortunately you are in the same position a…
09-09-2015 Compulsive gambling can be as triangle says VERY destructive and is a very progressive addiction as …
05-09-2015 So sorry to hear as67. Sending hugs and some sense of peace your way. Love Cathy …
04-09-2015 Ladybird88 you have been through so much in a year! You have a young baby and are now recuperating f…
03-09-2015 Hi dohk0 I am the mom of a CG and just my opinion but your mom should absolutely know. I don't mean …
03-09-2015 Hi Ladybird88 You are married to 2 different people. One is your husband who I am sure you love and …
26-08-2015 Hi CW22 I too am the mom of a compulsive gambler. Started when he was 18 and he is 26 now. It was no…
23-08-2015 My heart breaks for you and your husband. I think only somebody who has gone thru this can relate to…
21-08-2015 So sorry to hear as67. I know its the right thing to do but still hurts so much! My son has had 3 sl…

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28-07-2016 It's a journey not a destination