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Lethe

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10.12.2016

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19-03-2019 He's left so he can carry on with whatever he's doing in peace. He doesn't want to give up and unles…
19-03-2019  If as you say your relationship is built on trust you're breaking that trust every single day you …
18-03-2019 If you don't want to stop gambling you're asking in the wrong place. This is a gambling recovery for…
17-03-2019 Yes, the Bliar government's deregulation of gambling was a supremely bad thing for countless people …
17-03-2019 If you're really willing to give anything a go coming clean to your partner is the first step. Keepi…
15-03-2019 At risk of banging a broken drum honesty with those around is the foundation for recovery. You've tr…
15-03-2019 You're not obliged to tolerate living in a soap opera. It's always possible to decline to engage wit…
14-03-2019 I get what you're saying, ALN. Mr L has actually taken up watching UK footie - not random internatio…
14-03-2019 Sorry to see this. He doesn't want to stop. Until he does there is nothing you can do to help, suppo…
10-03-2019 Having been on the receiving end of 'waiting until the time is right' I can assure you there isn't o…
07-03-2019 If you want to stop gambling act on the advice you read here and go to GA. If you just want to stop …
07-03-2019 They may not go away without a fight and there's absolutely no doubt they'll be even more aggressive…
05-03-2019 Please don't put pressure on your partner to talk. She has enough to process on her own account. You…
03-03-2019 You don't have to explain or make excuses about anything to anyone if you don't want to and in any c…
02-03-2019 monrovia - you will probably get more response and advice if you start your own thread in new member…
01-03-2019 Excellent news. Hopefully many, many more will be following shortly. …
28-02-2019 Tipsters are bookies plants. They're in it for themselves. If it was really possible to earn a secon…
28-02-2019 'Rock bottom' is a bit of an artificial concept IMO. Leave the addiction unaddressed and there's alw…
27-02-2019 If there's more to tell, tell her. Half disclosures fuel deeper division. You say you've been found …
25-02-2019 Handing over financial control and full financial transparency with a partner is standard advice. Mo…
19-02-2019 All v. Interesting. I'm quite intrigued by Premium bonds being defined as gambling because I have so…
17-02-2019 All f&f want to believe the CG and move forward but the reality is they can and do play on that …
16-02-2019 If a friend placed the bet, turn it fully over to him. Your husband will need to relinquish all ties…
14-02-2019 If you and his mum control the finances where is he getting the funds from? Is it possible he's mani…
13-02-2019 If Mr L was proposing an evening in a gambling establishment my answer would be a very short sharp '…
13-02-2019 Nothing has worked because he doesn't want it to. No-one can make the decision for you but an active…
12-02-2019 I can't advise you the best way to do it because I'm not the gambler in the house. I can however vir…
12-02-2019 Yes, it's selfish keeping £30K's worth of gambling from your partner. She deserves to be able to ma…
10-02-2019  Sports betting is another shop window for the slots which are deliberately programmed to keep the …
09-02-2019 If you want it to stop your first step is total honesty with your husband. He's going to find out. T…
07-02-2019 Mr L took the free counselling from Gamcare. He credits it with really helping address the issues un…
07-02-2019 We don't live on a knife edge of suspicion day to day but that doesn't mean I'm going to be taken fo…
06-02-2019 Agree with MGR and CW. My responsibility begins and ends with protecting myself and the children. I …
05-02-2019 He's shown you the real him. It's the one who lies, snaps, steals and manipulates. You haven't been …
04-02-2019 He needs to take advice from a debt charity regarding getting his repayments onto an afforadble foot…
04-02-2019 There's no right or wrong decision in this. All you have to do is decide what's right for you - whic…
02-02-2019 Matched betting is a gateway which allows the bookies to showcase their more lucrative (for them) wa…
02-02-2019 He's not in control. Unaddressed it will spiral as it has in the past and his addiction is more than…
29-01-2019 Agree with just saying it's not your thing. Nobody needs to know why and they're unlikely to enquire…
29-01-2019 You can't make him get help. He doesn't want help at the moment but that doesn't mean he won't keep …
29-01-2019 Tipsters are very often paid by the bookies. Following their advice is like taking security advice f…
27-01-2019 Paying it off isn't recommended. It gives the gambler a clean slate to carry right on. Mr L was full…
26-01-2019 You're not stupid. You've just made the mistake all of us here have which is trusting someone who sh…
25-01-2019 A CG can't stop problem gambling for any length of time. If you want to stop gambling read the advic…
25-01-2019 Hi Sorry to see this. Unfortunately from what you say he isn't doing enough. Reading a book on stopp…
24-01-2019 If the debts are in his sole name you are not responsible for them. If he's maxed out joint accounts…
24-01-2019 I've never felt targeted as such mainly because Mr L wasn't any more than an occasional gambler when…
23-01-2019 Hi Sorry to see this. It's very hard when we discover what's been going on but unfortunately we (you…
19-01-2019 No-one here thought they might join a site like this yet here we all are, gamblers and families of g…
16-01-2019 You're not overthinking. There's no such thing as too much info when you're living with a gambler. H…

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