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Joydivider

Member since:
11.03.2015

Joydivider's profile

I haven't gambled for

665

days

Date Post
21-10-2017 I sometimes catch these adverts and I watch them through to analyse them. They dont cause urges in m…
18-10-2017 Thats a fair point as people lose relationships and they lose their lives in the aftermath of extinc…
16-10-2017 I have found that time does indeed heal and I can remember my losses to focus on what gambling does.…
16-10-2017 [quote=StevenJ] Hi All   Thought I would post in too say after over 3 years everthing is all good N…
15-10-2017 Hi Patrick. You say you cant remember the last time you were truly happy which gets to the root of h…
15-10-2017 Hi 1619. I had a brief thought that I wasnt going to renew my blocks a third time but then realised …
15-10-2017 Misread the timescale of the posts which is a mistake I rarely make. This particular post was theref…
14-10-2017 Hi leevoltaire. It becomes a loaded question on a recovery website. I am a compulsive gambler on mac…
09-10-2017 Hi baddiscipline. My best advice is that you have to now face this head on  and reach for a born ag…
07-10-2017 [quote=Merry go round] Joy divider I'm going to clarify. I posted this initially 25/8. I'm sorry I j…
07-10-2017 I just focused down that I was always right about the atmosphere in these gambling dens. I see gambl…
07-10-2017 well you are talking about relationship issues with your husband and your mother in law. I am not a …
07-10-2017 I think you belong wherever you like on this forum Merry Go Round and being the partner of a gambler…
06-10-2017 Theres quite a debate around this one DaveyJ. The lottery was never my trigger. I became pig sick of…
03-10-2017 Hi Norman1892. The dreams and the thoughts are normal especially in the early days so dont worry abo…
02-10-2017 Hi Matty. My best advice is that you are thinking along the right lines. I dont make a song and danc…
30-09-2017 well done Silver lining and I particularly like your line about a journey worth making. It certainly…
30-09-2017 Hi CC2017. A true feeling of wanting to stop is I was prepared to lose the trust for a lifetime if n…
30-09-2017 Hi Reezie. Hopefully this will make you focus on how dangerous compulsive gambling is. Reading your …
28-09-2017 Hi CM3003. Im looking at an early line which people often say here "theres always a new one to sign …
25-09-2017 Hi Clio182. I have had depression since childhood. The way depression worked on me in later years wa…
21-09-2017 Hi TomS The urges to die away  when you enter a full recovery and come to terms with yourself. My b…
21-09-2017 Its an interesting topic because as Sam Crow says I would not have been happy if told to stop during…
14-09-2017 What an excellent video and it will tell you everything you need to know. I learnt about all of that…
10-09-2017 [quote=Lethe] Would second the idea of a DMP. Mr L arranged his through Payplan and it was a huge re…
09-09-2017 Yes its a lethal combination of borrowing to ride the losses until it can be sustained no more with …
07-09-2017 [quote=fringe31] Joydivider I appreciate your comments. I can't gamble as I have handed over all fun…
07-09-2017 The urges will be normal in the early days but with a period of cold turkey you wont be able to act …
07-09-2017 Hi I have thought about this and I agree that alcohol as another escape  mechanism doesnt help and …
06-09-2017 Hi fringe. Im worried about you and want to help. I feel you are well in the grip of the addiction a…
06-09-2017 Hi jlb123. Welcome to the forum and I hope it was theraputic writing your story. It really helps to …
03-09-2017 Hi Mum of 3. Although the GA meetings are a great step its not everything you need to see happening …
03-09-2017 Welcome to the forum marrtyb88 and well done for the action you have taken. The GA meetings will be …
01-09-2017 Hi CM3003. My take on it is that you are not in control at any level of betting. I used to delude my…
01-09-2017 Hi A superb post areturntoabettertomorrow. You clearly know what its all about and I hope people rea…
30-08-2017 Hi Mr Honest. Its not advice designed to just have a go at you and it is sensible advice for her to …
27-08-2017 Hi Serenity. There are moments in a proper recovery when you will feel serene because you finally un…
25-08-2017 Yes I agree with cardhue as I hinted at in my first post. Its possibly the wrong angle in terms of a…
25-08-2017 Its an extremely dangerous addiction because its based on several threads running through us which b…
23-08-2017 Hi Excellent news and well done. I hope that by reading the forum you will learn more about the addi…
22-08-2017 I dont think we are inherently bad people as gamblers. Vunerable to the addiction and under a defina…
19-08-2017 Yep all of these are trigger points and the gambling mentality in anything must be avoided. It sweep…
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…

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