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09.10.2014

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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…
14-08-2015 Love it!! It really is all about perspective. …
08-08-2015 He doesn't want to change as he has not hit his bottom... this life still works for him. As someone …
29-07-2015 My son is 26 and has been a compulsive gambler for 8 years. I think it becomes so difficult as they …
27-07-2015 So sorry Pangolin!! It really is a process isn't it? My son has been in GA for 1 1/2 years and has h…
27-07-2015 Hi worried. I am the mom of a compulsive gambler. I understand your devastation over this. As you ha…
27-07-2015 I too am a Gam Anon member Sunflower. I am in Canada but as with Pangolin I don't think we have had …
26-07-2015 You did the right thing Sonia in calling the police and ambulance. My son is 26 and a compulsive gam…
18-07-2015 Hi as67 I too based much of my life on what was happening in my son's life- was he getting better, d…
11-07-2015 Hi Lucyloo My son is the compulsive gambler and is 26. His addiction has been going on since he was …
03-07-2015 Hi as67 I am so sorry that your son has had a relapse... it is such a rocky road managing this addic…
23-06-2015 Hi Missykat If you think your son has a gambling problem then chances are you're right. If he is com…
15-06-2015 My son is a compulsive gambler. As Half-Life wrote unfortunately on this side of the forum you hear …
06-06-2015 I'm sorry Katiecola! You are right it is just so hard. I know that its an addiction and they are in …
04-06-2015 Hi(((( as67)))) Was just reading your post to a spouse who had just started a thread. I am so happy …
01-06-2015 Hi Mr. Unaware As the other spouses on here will tell you ... You can trust them with lots of things…
26-05-2015 Hi TJ No you do not deserve to be treated so badly nor lied to ... nobody does. Unfortunately your h…
16-05-2015 Re the relapse post... very well said! As a parent of a compulsive gambler I too must avoid the rela…
14-05-2015 Yikes!!  Just noticed the poor choice of words in a sentence above You can also be sure that your s…
13-05-2015 Hi as67 You are not stupid... just a mom who loves her son and wants to believe with all her heart t…
03-05-2015 Hi worried_mum When I first found out my son had lost all of his summer job money  gambling on Blac…
01-05-2015 Hi Worried_Mum I am also a mom of a gambler. Mine started at 18 and is now 26. He only just started …
01-05-2015 Have a great day as67... This to shall pass! Be good to yourself :) Cathy …
01-05-2015 You are doing everything you can as67... sometimes it just plain hurts!  This forum works very much…
19-04-2015 Hi Katiecola You are really stuck between a rock and a hard spot and my heart goes out to you. You a…
17-04-2015 So glad you you were able to talk to the counsellor as67! Talking and sharing gives us all some much…
15-04-2015 I also have to disagree with the logic of helping with the debt. He HAD help with his debt the first…
08-04-2015 (((((((as67))))))) I put this on my laptop screensaver: "When we are no longer able to change a situ…
08-04-2015 You are doing what you can to get him to his "bottom" which hopefully will result in a need to chang…
08-04-2015 Hi as67 There are no two ways about it... this is just plain hard!! Like you have said some days are…
31-03-2015 I am the mom of a compulsive gambler. I have been attending Gam Anon for the past year and a bit. We…
15-03-2015 Happy Mother's Day as67!! I know things aren't ideal right now but what you are doing for your son i…
11-03-2015 As much as I talk the talk as67 I am far from perfect doing this "friend/family" of a CG!! All you f…
11-03-2015 Hi as67... Now that you are distancing yourselves and saying "no" the ground beneath your son's feet…
06-03-2015 Oh as67 I am so happy that you have been able to arrange for some counselling for yourself! When we …
05-03-2015 Good for you as67! Looking after ourselves is key. He is no longer a boy and if he can no longer man…
04-03-2015 Hi Mayord I would not hide what is going on from your husband. The problem is that addiction thrives…
03-03-2015   Your lovely son is most definitely still in there somewhere as67!         I didn't cause it …
02-03-2015 Parents are supposed to protect their children BUT we can not protect them from themselves. My son a…
02-03-2015 Hi as67 You are doing great!! There really is no right or wrong way to handle this. The most importa…
02-03-2015 Hi as67 I too am the mom of a compulsive gambler. My son is 25 and has been gambling since he was 19…
03-01-2015 Hi Justadad I have a 25 year old son who has been a compulsive gambler since he was 19. We have gone…
24-12-2014 Hi daniel12 I so feel your pain as I too have a 25 year old son who is a compulsive gambler. It is a…
10-10-2014 Oh JTC it is sooo hard. Watching your child consumed by this. I think you can only do what you are c…
09-10-2014 Hi JTC I too have a son who is a compulsive gambler. He is 25 years old and has been gambling since …

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