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Joydivider

Member since:
11.03.2015

Joydivider's profile

I haven't gambled for

600

days

Date Post
16-08-2017 Hi CM3003. yes it can be a difficult one as we have to put that money behind us but at the same time…
15-08-2017 I have to dispute the point about personal gain with my little white lies. Its not really gain on an…
14-08-2017 Yes and just looking up deregulation of gambling tell us so much. Oh how the labour government regre…
12-08-2017 Well I will believe anything like that when I see it in action. I doubt it. To regulate those machin…
11-08-2017 Hi GOfCG. Yes he will have shut down with some very confusing feelings through his mind. He will be …
11-08-2017 The biggest lies are to ourselves though cardhue. Our own minds can lie to us and thats what creates…
11-08-2017 Thanks Dave. I try my best to express myself with honesty and learning. I am determined to try and h…
11-08-2017 Hi JK. I find it interesting because sport was never my trigger to gamble. Cardhue has covered the e…
11-08-2017 Or I could take it further in saying was lying to myself. I would say my whole life was a lie becaus…
10-08-2017 Hmm yes but is the denied access to reality harmful with a little white lie? The bully doesnt really…
10-08-2017 Hi Very interesting...a world without lies like in that film. Im conflicted by this because I realis…
09-08-2017 Hi ukm. Thats a positive step approaching the police and its even better that you plan to write expr…
09-08-2017 Hi CG. On a local level I enjoyed feeling a surge of pride and positivity as I went round. It was on…
09-08-2017 An interesting thread title Jamie. Nobody in their right mind would want those bottles of loss. They…
08-08-2017 GMH. My best advice is that your are now understandably upset and your thoughts are rushing ahead of…
08-08-2017 Some very good lines there Compulsive. I tend to keep all those In mind. I need a couple of paragrap…
08-08-2017 Hi GMH. Its an illness and it becomes the gambler if I can put it that way. I never laughed in an ev…
06-08-2017 Hi Johnboy. I think its about learning that it may always be within us to some extent and we must ne…
06-08-2017 Hi All I can say is I understand your pain and its a decision you had to make either way. Gambling w…
01-08-2017 Hi The critical part is if you are living the real recovery or test. If the blocks are weak and acce…
01-08-2017 Hi Hopeful. Some things feel better immediately when you self exclude and know youve done the right …
31-07-2017 Hi Phil. Welcome to the forum and well done for writing all that down. The way forward is you keep g…
31-07-2017 Hi jo999. Welcome and well done for writing your story down. I understand your situation and its the…
28-07-2017 Hi Chars. Telling someone close can seem difficult but cg above is right to mention that there are c…
28-07-2017 Hi Steve. As you come to terns with a complex and confusing addiction your frustrations will be misp…
25-07-2017 Yes and in recovery I feel that its good to think things through and try and get some understanding …
24-07-2017 Hi embracing. I just feel you have to talk it through with people close and everyone to firmly base …
24-07-2017 Hi Red Rock. Ive read all of this and the alarm bells are ringing. A gambler can heave a sigh of rel…
23-07-2017 Hi Njallen. My best advice moving forward is dont let this be a blind love and you need to learn tha…
22-07-2017 Hi Frank. The fact with self exclusions is that it does rely on the staff in the gambling den being …
20-07-2017 If you have ever dealt with the government directly, it focuses the mind that they are not accountab…
20-07-2017 Hi Yes the machines are extremely addictive. The features are designed to build up tension and annoy…
17-07-2017 Hi Leesy. I can only describe it like this. When you are ready it just seems so right to self exclud…
15-07-2017 Hi Its true we could never win and we had a funny relationship with money. I had become so depressed…
14-07-2017 Hi Rory. You are not alone and we have all been there. I relapsed for 10 months after first saying I…
12-07-2017 Hi Dan addicted. Yes the short answer is that you say that you are gamble free in recovery but you c…
12-07-2017 Hi The thing with reversals is that they were never going to place your money on a silver tray and r…
12-07-2017 Hi Poon10. You sem rightly upset ,confused and dare I say it a bit meek in having to put up with the…
12-07-2017 Hi Budgie77. You need to focus and learn that a gambling addiction is one of the most powerful mind …
10-07-2017 Hi Garydav5. Its one of the most important factors in recovery and you have to put th money behind y…
04-07-2017 Yes addiction takes many forms and is generally harmful when taken too far. The addiction clouds any…
04-07-2017 A truly excellent post from [email protected] which I want to follow up on. I had become a liar and some mig…
04-07-2017 Hi. We have all been there and its the addiction talking. The reality is that you will lose that fir…
04-07-2017 Hi Burko. Welcome to the forum. You will be in a confused and agitated state in the early days becau…
02-07-2017 Hi Richy244. Have you seen the advice that willpower alone wont do it? Has that been explained to yo…
01-07-2017 Hi MH. Welcome to the forum but this is more a question of what you are doing to ensure you are taki…
29-06-2017 Its interesting and we care about everybody on the forum. Nobody can hold an arm up your back and fo…
29-06-2017 I understand that once we are dug in deep it can be very hard to tell people close what we have been…
28-06-2017 duplicate post sorry cant delete box …
28-06-2017 Hi Stabilo Welcome to the forum. Yes its a lot to take in but the focus comes with realising that ga…

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