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Lethe

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10.12.2016

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17-01-2018 If you hadn't tried you might always have wondered 'what if'. You've given it your best shot and now…
16-01-2018 Hi He doesn't think GA will help because he doesn't want it to. You can't stop him gambling but you …
15-01-2018 Mr L's worst behaviour came after he'd come clean and been bailed out first time round but was conti…
15-01-2018 Hi I'm sorry to see this but have to agree with ODAAT. This man is abusing and manipulating you. It'…
13-01-2018 It can work if he wants it to work but you will need to be 110% on top of everything financial all o…
13-01-2018 He's the only one who can help himself and he needs to want to. You can't trust him especially when …
13-01-2018 Hi Duncs Good to see you enjoying spending your money on treats and goodies. Speaking from the other…
13-01-2018 Expecting to fail gives you permission to do so. What are you going to do to change the outcome next…
11-01-2018 Hi again Unfortunately wanting it to go away so you can trust him isn't going to make it happen. Act…
09-01-2018 Hi Sorry to see you are facing this. It's rubbish when we find out what's been going on behind our b…
09-01-2018 From your posts you seem quite attracted to the idea of controlled and/or 'lesser risk' gambling. Th…
08-01-2018 I didn't do counselling and I don't do meetings so I haven't got a valid opinion on whether they are…
08-01-2018 The fact you've found your way here suggests you think you have a problem. You've spent over £2K in…
07-01-2018 Yes which is why neither I nor Mr L have any. …
06-01-2018 Hi If he's ready to quit and sort his finances out he should be handing them over to someone he trus…
03-01-2018 She needs access to credit files from all three agencies and she needs to access them regularly. The…
01-01-2018 How do you know what they think of you? Personally I would disengage from that source of info. What …
31-12-2017 'People' can wait. the official ones won't. AFAICS you can put a guarantor loan into an IVA but the …
31-12-2017 Not sure what advice you're after. Bottom line is if you can't pay them the creditors will look to y…
31-12-2017 Hi Sorry to see this. The first thing that springs to mind is her possibly giving you a power of att…
31-12-2017 Secrets are toxic. Even if you manage to carry on pulling the wool over her eyes it's a heavy burden…
31-12-2017 Not telling her takes away her informed choices. Do you think that's fair?   …
30-12-2017 The unvarnished truth is an unaddressed gambling addiction can and will ruin not only the gambler bu…
30-12-2017 If it was possible for a CG to gamble responsibly there wouldn't be a need for this site. Rhys - you…
27-12-2017 No poor bookies for a reason. …
26-12-2017 It's not a money issue. The uncontrolled gambling is an indication of underlying issues which you wi…
23-12-2017 The fact you're here shows it's a problem. There's a saying in GA - 'I haven't done that...yet'.  R…
23-12-2017 Yes. Approx £35 per month but that is just the interest. If that and/or the minimum repayment is al…
22-12-2017 Hi Bal Belated congrats on 1000 days. Awesome work :)   …
22-12-2017 Have to agree that if you don't understand how credit cards work they are not the product for you. H…
21-12-2017 Having been in your husband's unenviable position I can virtually guarantee you he would rather know…
20-12-2017 He has no intention of giving up, at least at the moment and you are acting as his safety net. He wo…
20-12-2017 Mr L had an approach by post after SE'ing. Amazing how prone these  bookies can be to 'database mal…
20-12-2017 If you want to stop gambling take a good look round the forum. There's a wealth of advice to help yo…
20-12-2017 If he's looking for then using hidden debit cards and hasn't got his parents to install an effective…
19-12-2017 It's not for him to get frustrated with you. He's the one who has lied, cheated and stolen and cause…
18-12-2017 Hi What does he say about all this? Does he want to stop gambling? If he does there's a wealth of ad…
15-12-2017 You have been given very good advice in previous threads. If you want to stop rather than just stop …
13-12-2017 You took the offers designed to draw you in and went on to lose your own money as they hoped. Why is…
13-12-2017 You'd have to be a saint not to react to what you've been told. It's fine to get angry. It's fine no…
13-12-2017 What are you going to do to actively prevent your access to cash and gambling and show your wife you…
13-12-2017 He's relaxed because you're his safety net and you're the one doing the worrying and yes, he's absol…
12-12-2017 Have you had the standard advice of coming clean, handing over your finances, installing blockers, s…
11-12-2017 Hi Sorry to see what's happened. It's a massive shock when we find out what's been going on. It's en…
11-12-2017 Hi Denial and manipulation are all part of the problem and he's doing both. He's still lying, he won…
10-12-2017 The way he's been behaving is fairly standard for an active CG. Mr L was truly vile while he was in …
10-12-2017 Echo the advice to get good impartial advice from a recognised and free source. Mr L used Payplan wh…
10-12-2017 Hi again NOC = Notice of Correction. Infuriatingly there's no facility in the UK to outright freeze …
09-12-2017 I looked into prepaid cards but there's no facility to block them from online gambling so they were …
08-12-2017 Hi My husband is the recovering CG in the house so I'm answering from the opposite perspective but i…

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