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Amom

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09.10.2014

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03-07-2016 Keep doing the next right thing Stephen.   …
01-07-2016 Morning LB... I just saw this quote the other day   In three words I can sum up everything I've lea…
01-07-2016 You may feel like you have a long way to go but you have such an acute self-awareness I know your jo…
27-06-2016 Hi LB I absolutely think you would support an addict that you love. Sometimes when a CG is in active…
21-06-2016 Rob I am from the other side of the forum. You are not a coward. I have no idea how you feel but I i…
19-06-2016 Hi imuzbebad... This is honestly not intended to be harsh but I know you said that GA wasn't for you…
18-06-2016 Hi LB I am from the F&F side (have never had a diary) and realize it looked like my post on Dan'…
17-06-2016 I did read it all (2 cups of coffee) and it was well worth it. You keep taking the next "right" step…
17-06-2016 From my side of the street it makes total sense. I have heard it referred to as the the "gambler's f…
15-06-2016 What you are doing is the hardest thing any of us in F&F will ever be faced with. I'm sure it ne…
14-06-2016 Hi Lorraine I'm the mom of a 27 yo CG. My son started at 18 years old and was addicted very quickly.…
12-06-2016 Your recovery is inspiring and gives hope to me  as I support my son. :) …
10-06-2016 DWG I don't live in the UK (Canada) and not sure what your point is about leaving the UK  to escape…
05-06-2016 Why not look after yourself first and then if you have the energy or need fight the "enemy"? I have …
03-06-2016 Hi mumof4 So sorry that you are in this impossible situation. There really is no sticking by your pa…
01-06-2016 I agree with the CW & ODAAT ... you are probably best to leave well enough alone. From my side l…
25-05-2016 You should feel proud ... change is not easy but clearly very worthwhile :). Good for you. Cathyx …
12-05-2016 Deep breaths tri...be kind to yourself:) …
11-05-2016   I don't think you are going to get the answers you want on this forum.   …
08-05-2016 I too am the mom of a 27 yr old compulsive gambler. You are in a very tough spot as it sounds like h…
29-04-2016 Hi Lego Im the mom of a compulsive gambler. My son is 27 and has been gambling compulsively since he…
29-04-2016 Hi Mrs Roberts When he promised you that he would never gamble again he probably really did mean it.…
28-04-2016 Congratulations Suzanne! Your ongoing recovery is such an inspiration to others. …
26-04-2016 I liken it to Pavlov's dog. Over time certain things trigger reactions in us. Still when I get a tex…
24-04-2016 I am the mom of a compulsive gambler Ginny. Here is my advice for what is's worth after what feels l…
24-04-2016 It is absolutely NOT your fault. They make the story up in their heads to absolve themselves of guil…
23-04-2016 Morning (on my side of the world) Duncs I am the mom of a CG and am on the F&F side of this foru…
23-04-2016 Hi Snow1234 My son is 27 and has been a compulsive gambler for 9+ years(he is in recovery now). One …
19-04-2016 Hi Doz It's hard for family of the compulsive gambler. We tend to put the focus on them, getting the…
18-04-2016 ODAAT You sound like you are very much at peace with yourself and that is a wonderful thing. You hav…
17-04-2016 Hi S&L When we llive with an addict we are always trying to change them when in reality it is us…
16-04-2016 The hardest thing is letting go of the outcome. To the outside world you appear to being doing all t…
15-04-2016 My heart breaks for you yet your strength and courage are incredible. You are doing your absolute be…
11-04-2016 Congratulations Rob :). "The best view comes after the hardest climb" …
03-04-2016   No sympathy Sandra, just the utmost respect for a young lady trying to make herself whole again. …
02-04-2016 I agree with the above Rob. Can I just add that it might be worthwhile to keep adding things to your…
02-04-2016 HS & Rob you both are doing something that the majority of addicts don't...you acknowledge the a…
01-04-2016 So happy to see a post from you. You have been to hell and back and lived to tell the tale. I am so …
28-03-2016 You seem to me to be a great example of true recovery. Acceptance, amends, and a willingness for a b…
23-03-2016 IMHO... Your post nails it Louis:) …
21-03-2016 Hi CW   Wishing you a nice day! :) Cathy …
21-03-2016 Ginny It is very hard for me to hear all the things that my son must do to beat this addiction. It's…
21-03-2016 Hi Ginny My son is a compulsive gambler who has been in recovery for almost 2 years. He is 27 and st…
13-03-2016 Incredible rob27. You should be so very proud of yourself ... reclaiming your life. Truly inspiratio…
13-03-2016 It's so hard SP on both yourself and your ex-wife. We have no idea what is going on in their heads a…
10-03-2016 Hi Lainey It sounds like you have already done lots of things that will help. I know it sounds odd b…
09-03-2016 Hi Rob my son is a CG and also cuts. He is 27. Your insight into the "why" you do it is to me an inc…
28-02-2016 Its frustrating to hear that a parent/spouse has the ability to get a CG to stop gambling. Yes if th…
26-02-2016 Sorry Stressed I know how frustrated you are but there is NOTHING you or anybody else is going to sa…
25-02-2016 He's playing you. He wants a quick solution to his financial dilemma and since his mom has shut the …

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