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Lethe

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10.12.2016

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26-05-2018 A de-regulated industry was always going to target new markets and what better way than to sell gamb…
24-05-2018 Is there any way at all of keeping the house? Just asking because Mr L tried to talk me into downsiz…
24-05-2018 I think the fact the already microscopic odds of winning the lottery were hugely reduced without a c…
22-05-2018 He gets angry and defensive when you question him because he doesn't want to give up. It's entirely …
20-05-2018 What are you doing to block your access to gambling and cash? The cycle continues all the time nothi…
19-05-2018 Mr L delivered takeaways on weekend evenings for a few years to repay the money he'd conned from the…
18-05-2018 I don't really know what kind of comments you're expecting when you seem to be intent on maintaining…
18-05-2018 He has a choice and he's choosing gambling over you. He doesn't want to stop and there's nothing you…
17-05-2018 If he doesn't want to stop he won't and there is nothing you can do to make him. A gambler who won't…
17-05-2018 I would happily see every bookies on every high street in the land closed and hope this is a step in…
17-05-2018 Surprised but delighted with this long overdue result even if it is years too late for Mr L. …
16-05-2018 It stops the instant you want it enough to get solid blocks into place and go on to explore and addr…
12-05-2018 He's jumping at the suggestion that cutting it out completely isn't for him because he doesn't want …
10-05-2018 Sorry to see this. The loans he's taken out in your name were fraudulently obtained and you will nee…
05-05-2018 Unfortunately you can't help him unless and until he wants to be helped. If he does there are measue…
03-05-2018 Near misses are another deliberately designed in feature in slot games and have been shown to produc…
03-05-2018 It's not about taking a ridiculous stance it's about the widespead and insidious softening up of the…
02-05-2018 He doesn't want to stop. How do you want life to be? …
02-05-2018 You're not responsible for whether he chooses to get help. That's entirely down to him. It doesn't a…
02-05-2018 Having been in your wife's position my view is you ought to be doing and offering more. Full financi…
01-05-2018 Hi I'm sorry to see what's going on. Bailing him out doesn't help as you've found to your cost. Pers…
30-04-2018 Mr L has tried to register online several times, failed and now has to go through the cumbersome pho…
28-04-2018 Great outcome :) …
27-04-2018 Hi JD When I said gambling was more heavily regulated way back when I meant the allegedly harder for…
27-04-2018 It's your call but secrets are corrosive and keeping this one means you are taking away her informed…
27-04-2018 Back in the day gambling was much more heavily regulated also carried much more of a social stigma w…
27-04-2018 Maybe re-read? Slowly if necessary because that's not what I said. Perceived pressure from staff to …
26-04-2018 I think I'd be asking the school why they were participating in the normalisation of gambling for th…
26-04-2018 It's not stupid to have trusted someone who is supposed to have your joint best interests at heart b…
25-04-2018 It keeps Mr L grounded and focused and I would get the severe twitches if he decided he didn't need …
25-04-2018 What she wants isn't the point. She's proved she can't be trusted (par for the course for CG's) . Yo…
25-04-2018 There isn't going to be a good time to tell her and you are always going to be able to justify not d…
25-04-2018 No-one here can tell you what to do. Some have stayed with their CG's, some have left. There's no on…
24-04-2018 Matched betting is a gateway the industry use to lure in the unwary. They don't do, offer or allow a…
22-04-2018 You're the one living with the chaos and the uncertainty. You're the one who gets to decide how much…
22-04-2018  'Seriously considering' telling your partner isn't going to help. Telling her will. Having been in…
18-04-2018 Uncontrolled gambling will chew up a fantastic salary before breakfast and still have room for plent…
17-04-2018 They can always justify another bet. If he's serious about stopping there are things he can do to cu…
17-04-2018 Matched betting is a gateway. The industry don't do or offer anything that isn't in their own intere…
13-04-2018 Dressing it up as a harmless sounding flutter or bit of fun doesn't hide the bald fact you'd be bett…
12-04-2018 Hi Bal You know where a tenner leads. Play it through to the end when you get tempted.  All the bes…
12-04-2018 Stopping is going to mean stepping out of your comfort zone. SE might be mentioned in passing. Far m…
11-04-2018 It's fine not to trust him. Mr L can look at the bank accounts any time he asks (he never does) but …
02-04-2018 They very often don't understand it themselves let alone being able to explain it to anyone else. It…
31-03-2018 Escalating into threatened violence is totally unacceptable. You being scared to go home is totally …
31-03-2018 Keeping their secrets rarely ends well. Many if not most of us on this side of the forum have learne…
30-03-2018 The truth is any reaction has and will have no impact on him until he's ready to change his behaviou…
30-03-2018 Hi This ends when you want it to. You can't fix him or save him. He's the only one who can help hims…
30-03-2018 You're not 'owed' anything. You spent it on what the industry sells as entertainment. The money has …
28-03-2018 Close off doors to your usual poison and the addiction will look for another outlet. Investing in st…

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