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Lethe

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10.12.2016

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17-08-2018 Matched betting is a gateway. The bookies tolerate it because it draws in new punters who they hope …
17-08-2018 So the plan is to keep gambling but stop losing?   …
12-08-2018 Francesca - I'm sure you will get very good advice and help if you can start a new thread in the New…
12-08-2018 Coming clean to someone you trust and handing over your finances relieves you of the toxic burden of…
11-08-2018 Mr L is the ex (as far as I can tell) gambler in the house so I've no direct experience in what the …
10-08-2018 Have you told your friends you don't want to talk about betting? They can't avoid it if they don't k…
10-08-2018 What do you want? Stop gambling and address your underlying issues around it or just stop losing?  …
07-08-2018 You've done far, far more than many would have done. You've exhausted every route and you have absol…
01-08-2018 Sorry to see how you're being treated. He doesn't have an incentive to give up all the time you're p…
29-07-2018 He's making the right noises but don't let your guard down. We all want to believe they've seen the …
28-07-2018 It's probably worth bearing in mind that he may make all sorts of promises but it would be unwise to…
28-07-2018 There are red flags waving here firstly in him lying to you yet again and getting caught out and sec…
22-07-2018 If he really wants to beat the addiction rather than simply telling everyone what they want to hear …
20-07-2018 You're not wrong to take every step possible to secure the household finances against further squand…
18-07-2018 Persist with Gamstop. Mr L had the same issues registering.  I think it might be something to do wi…
17-07-2018 I would add that my personal point of view is that I wouldn't maintain or even consider a relationsh…
16-07-2018 Are you the one holding the fort financially? If you're bailing him out and/or covering his unpaid s…
15-07-2018 Why do you need a test? Why do you consider a trip to a gambling saturated venue a treat? If you've …
14-07-2018 Has he offered you access to his finances to prove he's not gambling? Reassuring you is the least he…
10-07-2018 You can't trust a word she says so don't. She's not going to stop stealing from you so don't enable …
09-07-2018 You're not going to win it back. You've tried and seen how it always ends. It's better for you and y…
01-07-2018 It hasn't ruined your life yet but you're on the brink. There's always another trapdoor to fall thro…
29-06-2018 Nothing to do with the gambling companies. Everything to do with whether you're prepared to follow t…
27-06-2018 You've only just told her you've been lying to her and deceiving her for years. She'd be extremely u…
23-06-2018 Hi Sorry to see what's going on. You've had some great advice from CG and MGR so I won't repeat it o…
22-06-2018 Don’t despair, tell him you can get over it togheter but only as long as he stops betting.  I als…
21-06-2018 People can and successfully do arrest the addiction even when they've done the most horrendous thing…
21-06-2018 Hi again Many of us have been there with the threats of self harm and again I concur with everyone a…
20-06-2018 Seems to me you want to stop losing rather than stop gambling. …
20-06-2018 Also reading your first post, please try to save your empathy. You need your energy for you and the …
20-06-2018 Hi So sorry to see this. I too couldn't understand how the banks kept allowing more and more debt to…
20-06-2018 Hi Make sure you check the credit reports for all three agencies. Lenders can vary in which they rep…
19-06-2018 Hi I'm sorry to see this. Mr L conned the kids out of their savings and channelled the funds through…
19-06-2018 Hi Credit reports and full control of the finances were the first things I insisted on. It's non-neg…
14-06-2018 As he's moved out there's no rush to decide. The debt and how to repay it is his problem. Don't make…
13-06-2018 Please don't leave him hanging for the big reveal. Mr L did that to me first time round and just for…
12-06-2018 A CG who doesn't want to stop can and will drag everyone around down with them. You're not asking fo…
11-06-2018 Nobody is going to tell you what you want to hear i.e. that she'll understand and everything is goin…
08-06-2018 It's over now. Beating yourself up over it won't change anything. Close your loophole and any others…
05-06-2018 Having got used to going without and making do for years without ever really noticing we have been i…
02-06-2018 You've told her which is a good step forward. Many never get to that point  but having been on the …
01-06-2018 Hi Terry Gamcare offer free counselling sessions which will help you expose and address whatever it …
29-05-2018 Leave a door ajar and you are leaving it there to be used. Alongside Gamstop consider ditching the s…
28-05-2018 Sorry to see this. First thing to say is his recovery is down to him. Telling you it's dependent on …
27-05-2018 Having been "protected" from knowing the truth long enough for Mr L to escalate the damage to an unb…
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…

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