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Phil72

Member since:
07.10.2016

Phil72's profile

To become a better man, husband, son, brother and friend and learn some humility

I haven't gambled for

500

days

Date Post
22-06-2017 Thank you Deirdre …
21-06-2017 RE: Chat. I am less and less complacent every day. I'm not into anniversarys but I think numbers bet…
21-06-2017 Hi Magsy, thanks for post. I didn't really have an urge I was just reflecting on recent events and r…
20-06-2017 An olive branch …
20-06-2017 Hi Sars. Remember there is a lot of support available - GamCare counselling, GamCare Netline, ACT, G…
20-06-2017 Dear Diary: I genuinely feel in my heart that if I gamble today - that's it. I'm back in the lift th…
20-06-2017 At the end of the day it's your choice (which I respect) Split if you have specific reasons. Persona…
20-06-2017 The main thing is that you stopped - I'm still coming to terms with my motivation as well as I'm sur…
19-06-2017 I looked at my bank balance earlier it was like "Ouch"! But I'm in a DMP and I borrowed that money t…
19-06-2017 Dear diary: I've realised I've got to take these blinkers off I've been wearing. I had to look up th…
19-06-2017 Thanks for the response and sorry for the delayed response JD. I never got into the machines and onl…
19-06-2017 500 is a nice round number! Well done and best wishes, Phil. …
19-06-2017 Checking in. Best wishes, Phil …
18-06-2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oV8PSj-hQvw …
18-06-2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6byTftvSQyo …
18-06-2017 Had a lovely afternoon sitting in the shade as I burn easily with a couple of cold lagers and great …
18-06-2017 You are honest here about your addiction which is a great start. Best wishes, Phil …
18-06-2017 Thank you for all the personal comments. I've learnt a lot today about being insecure, jealous, seek…
18-06-2017 Lol I wasn't going to reply either until I saw the terms "constant barbs directed at me" and "coward…
18-06-2017 ACT. Never heard of it before. Learnt something new. Thank you. …
18-06-2017 That's a great post Sharon - expressing regret as well as hope - and I think there always is hope. B…
18-06-2017 That is hilarious Louis - really made me laugh thank you. I just looked back at my last 50 or so dia…
18-06-2017 Post completely misinterpreted by some as anticipated. I specifically said I wasn't looking for a co…
17-06-2017 Hey buddy. Glad you've started a diary. Will look forward to following your journey. Best wishes, Ph…
17-06-2017 Well I guess if I don't do the steps of GA or go to meetings I'll be miserable, in denial, full of B…
16-06-2017 CW I always respect your posts but I don't get the above. Are you an advocate of the steps and posti…
15-06-2017 This is not a "rant" but I want to clarify my position and view on sponsors on my diary without seek…
15-06-2017 Your choice Split. Your path. Best wishes, Phil. …
15-06-2017 Thanks for the response elsewhere Alan and I know you are not and never have a go at me. I appreciat…
15-06-2017 Didn't know my old diary still existed??!! …
15-06-2017 Didn't know my old diary still existed??!! …
15-06-2017 Thank you for taking the time to respond to my post elsewhere ODAAT. I will reflect on what you post…
15-06-2017 I totally agree with you Sharon when you use the expression "one size fits all". We are individuals …
15-06-2017 Deleted …
15-06-2017 With reflection I've decided to delete my post about sponsors which was obviously a personal opinion…
15-06-2017 Sunbeam - that really echoes a lot of my feelings about the 12 steps of a different fellowship I use…
14-06-2017 We are not evil people but somehow or other we individually got into this addiction with all the bag…
14-06-2017 Damned honest post Gavin. I can imagine it might have been hard to be so open. I think you probably …
14-06-2017 More bad (in fact extremely distressing) news for my wife and I. We deal with it as a team - the tea…
13-06-2017 A non-mean acroynm in a lot of recovery fellowships - K.I.S.S - google it. Recovery doesn't have to …
13-06-2017 Thanks for the responses and best wishes in your journey. Phil. …
12-06-2017 Sometimes a little bit of sensitivity towards people using the chatroom who want to stop gambling bu…
12-06-2017 checking in for the week. Best wishes, Phil. …
11-06-2017 I've made many mistakes on my journey and said inappropriate things on the chatroom (one thing - no)…
08-06-2017 I like this although it is from an American website and isn't about gambling specifically: In its de…
08-06-2017 Reading other posts about being addicted to one form of gambling and "not" another totally reinforce…
08-06-2017 Thanks for the response ODAAT and your comment about my wife. Best wishes, Phil. …
07-06-2017 Dear diary: One thing I can't understand which is people who have been using the forum for several…
06-06-2017 Thank you. I love my wife but treated her badly when I was gambling but I would not have put up with…
06-06-2017 No more me, me, me - no more dismissiveness about other people's issues unless it was a big crisis. …

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Date Threads
21-06-2017 Moderation 2
21-06-2017 Moderation
21-06-2017 Intersting BBC news story
17-06-2017 Alternatives
02-06-2017 Personal messages
31-05-2017 FOBTs
19-05-2017 Humour
17-05-2017 A question - non-pedantic
11-04-2017 Tumbleweed
26-03-2017 Just an opinion to newcomers about the chatroom
16-03-2017 Online netline
21-02-2017 More SPAM than ever
09-02-2017 Netline
05-02-2017 charity?
28-01-2017 Just an idea
03-01-2017 moving a post
02-01-2017 Interested in people's opinion
07-10-2016 new diary