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Joydivider

Member since:
11.03.2015

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I haven't gambled for

1148

days

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15-02-2019 I find it depressing and the problem is that it has become accepted within society.  An activity th…
14-02-2019 Hi An interesting point and I try not to tell people that every moment gamble free is bliss. It isnt…
12-02-2019 Hi Ben. There is too much of a will I get away with it element to your post. Its an issue that needs…
10-02-2019 Hi Ok Snoop69...I have been harsh there but it is because I care about you. Its food for thought and…
10-02-2019 Hi The way you have worded that makes me wonder if I should reply but go on I will bite. You are tal…
04-02-2019 Im not sure it was a buzz towards the end...it was just something I had to be doing. A craving or co…
03-02-2019 Hi I have just read your original post Black10 and what stands out is the classic "comfort" zone we …
02-02-2019 Hi With respect ALN is right. We care about you so you will get some tough talking. This is a recove…
29-01-2019 Hi Thor 21 You are not alone and there is no shame in facing depression. I have had depression all m…
27-01-2019 Yes but Al there was a missing ingredient in my life when I was gambling...a massive one and I was u…
24-01-2019 Hi Al. You have made some great posts. The important thing is not to be too hard on yourself. It got…
23-01-2019 Yes with respect I think you both know the answer and dont really want the answer spelled out. CW ri…
21-01-2019 Yes you articulate it very well. I am confused and going through a cynical phase where I just see mi…
21-01-2019 Very interesting Louis and I had to come to terms with the fact that Im a flawed character and my ow…
20-01-2019 In recovery it is good to admit defeat in the sense that the addiction had control of my mind. A ser…
13-01-2019 Nope and the truth is I was never gambling for any amount that would have made a difference to my li…
06-12-2018 Hi everyone This thread is not particularly helpful because the addiction is not actually about the …
05-12-2018 Hi JLH. Im back on to try and help. You do need to stop now and its a journey or learning process ab…
05-12-2018 I would install a government health warning relating to the real risks of addiction and I would ban …
15-10-2018 Hi AaronJones Welcome to the forum. When you learn about this addiction you will realise how it gets…
12-10-2018 Hi Welcome to the forum. In a certain sense you are right that it may always be within us to a degre…
12-09-2018 Yes I would like to add that it drew a line of the shame of being asked to leave. However I feel the…
09-09-2018 Hi Mark. Welcome to the forum. A key point is that the counselling sessions and the gaps in your gam…
07-09-2018 Hi I believe it boils down to knowing deep down whether it will work for you or not.. I advise peopl…
06-09-2018 Hi A gambling addiction is complex but one of the most dangerous strands is that it affects people f…
06-09-2018 I read this as if there are other emotional and relationship issues. The correct angle is this...any…
06-09-2018 Hi Why we do it is the burning question which can start to be answered when we learn about addiction…
31-08-2018 Hi all I would just like to say there is no room for half measures and those are not the real tests.…
30-08-2018 Hi all I agree with ODAAT that we developed an ill relationship with life and a change of mindset is…
30-08-2018 Hi Daniel You are in the right place to start a proper recovery. Gambling is firly linked to stress …
30-08-2018 Joining this forum is about finding yourself as is attending a GA meeting or speaking with the docto…
29-08-2018 [quote=Lost1961]Told her tonight.Ripped my letter up and told me doesn't believe me even though the …
28-08-2018 Hi Lost1961. You know your relationship but if you are to enter a full and proper recovery you cant …
27-08-2018 Hi Lost. The focus in your born again moment is the addiction wants you to keep a secret and what th…
24-08-2018 I hope it starts to dawn on you WW that recovery and abstention is the only way. You are doing what …
17-08-2018 Hi  jasneedshelp Welcome to the forum. Its a journey of openness, discusion, learning and discovery…
17-08-2018 Yes we were all on that road consumed by a very powerful addiction. I remember hearing stories at GA…
16-08-2018 Yes thats a good post lando92. The promotion of gambling is at the very least a highly irresponsible…
15-08-2018 Welcome to the forum Gambler2019. Do you seriously trust roulette on a computer chip? However you ne…
15-08-2018 Hi fluttergutter and welcome. You are in the right place to both recover and learn about this nasty …
15-08-2018 I have high hopes for your recovery WW but do spend some time thinking about the "entertainment" ang…
15-08-2018 Hi Bailey1992. Welcome to the forum and you are in the right place. Its a question we dont want to f…
09-08-2018 Hi Willywonka999 and welcome to the forum. You are in the right place to start your recovery. You ha…
09-08-2018 Hi Ry Welcome to the forum and believe me you are finally in the right place. It will take some time…
24-07-2018 Yes its not that we are stupid but just wired in a certain way. An element of OCD is in the mix and …
21-07-2018 Hi Ksc. Welcome and well done for coming on here. I am well aware what a gambling addiction is all a…
15-07-2018 Yes it is a lie and the addiction develops on the feeling of playing. They have bottled the feeling …
14-07-2018 Hi Lonelyirl2016. Dont be too hard on yourself that you have let others down as the addiction didnt …
30-06-2018 I find it interesting that I look upon sports betting as non machine players would view the fruit ma…
20-06-2018 Hi FM79. What you have written is a textbook example of how a gambling addiction starts and a very i…

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