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Merry go round

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08.06.2017

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Wife of a compulsive gambler

Date Post
20-01-2019 Hi cat48 you don't say what your plan is. He likes a bet to the tune of 30k? In my experience if my …
19-01-2019 If you are paying the mortgage you won't be evicted. If her loans are unsecured that doesn't affect …
19-01-2019 Gamblers spend their time in denial. Hiding and lying about everything from emotions to money. They …
18-01-2019 Hi windy2706 did you seek any help for yourself? Did you download blocking software? Did she sign up…
18-01-2019 Call stepchange for advice, they make the calls for you if you choose to take their help.  …
17-01-2019 There's always hope. Just remember you can't stop him. My husband did the loan thing too. From going…
16-01-2019 None of us (f&f) know the full extent of a gamblers transactions. I'm not blaming you, that is y…
16-01-2019 That's what they can't deal with. They revert to the 'gambling bubble ' because they can't deal with…
15-01-2019 This may sound really harsh but you were in a relationship with an addict. You can't trust an addict…
15-01-2019 You sound like my husband. He's 48 now and just done over 600 days. That's 30 years gambling. You ne…
15-01-2019 Hi if he has debt problems he can call stepchange. Gamstop is on online block he should join, showin…
15-01-2019 What have you done to get support for you? While you wait for him to get better you are still repeat…
15-01-2019 Hi it's impossible to see into the future. I have no idea about tomorrow, today is what you need to …
13-01-2019 Hi Dora I'm sorry to see you here. You sound at your wits end. He needs to persist with GA. Let him …
12-01-2019 Hi jade part of his rehabilitation may have been a 12 step program. He can find this at GA. You can …
12-01-2019 It is so easy to give up. We all hear what we don't want to. I've done a lot of soul searching, made…
12-01-2019 Hi I've read all your posts, I've chosen not to answer previously because I don't agree. I see what …
11-01-2019 Addiction is a great manipulator. This is his mess not yours. If you continue it will get worse. You…
11-01-2019 Hi nicola95. The problem is he doesn't need/ have to/ want to stop. You are paying for everything, h…
09-01-2019 Of course you can live a normal life. In my experience (my husband) money is temptation. I expect th…
09-01-2019 Hi James if you are depressed you should seek help from your gp. Next get yourself to the nearest GA…
09-01-2019 Hi you don't say what you're doing in your recovery. Have you followed basic steps? Gamstop, self ex…
09-01-2019 That's great. Saying 'no' is so difficult but necessary. Put you first.  …
08-01-2019 Hi wife of a gambler, how I wish things were different. When my baby was born I had no idea my husba…
07-01-2019 Hi K I'm sorry to see this. I have been where you are. Now my husband has no access to money. That's…
06-01-2019 Hi Bryan. You gambled because you chose to. A slip is sometimes a learning curve. A lesson. GA won't…
06-01-2019 HI coops2017. Welcome. This is a good place to start. Remember this is her debt not yours. Do not pa…
04-01-2019 Hi OEA someone came here a couple of weeks ago and said everyone was very negative. So if you were m…
02-01-2019 Compulsive gamblers are compulsive liars. Everything becomes avoidance tactics. I would want to get …
02-01-2019 Hi Esme. Congratulations on your baby. Concentrate on her/him. I would call stepchange and get advic…
31-12-2018 Hi ssj compulsive gambling is addiction. It's about self medicating. Mental health. Depression. His …
31-12-2018 Hi panda star you need to get help and support for yourself. Seriously you are letting him control t…
30-12-2018 Hi honeys mum. The basic rule is don't give a gambler money, don't pay their debt. You cannot stop h…
29-12-2018 Hi panda star have you got any help for yourself? Have you called gamcare for counselling? Found a g…
28-12-2018 Hi angry and let down, the point I'm making is if you give a gambler money without any proof of wher…
28-12-2018 Hi springbing a compulsive gambler will always be a compulsive gambler. The best way is to learn abo…
28-12-2018 Hi strange. Go back to GA. Join gamstop. Stop your access to money. Call gamcare and get some counse…
28-12-2018 Selling your house and clearing debt is not recommended. A clean slate will be great temptation. liv…
27-12-2018 You have to see proof. If he has an allowance to gamble he will gamble. If he has an allowance for n…
27-12-2018 Shame won't stop an addict. Emotional support and encouragement to attend meetings, blocks of all ki…
26-12-2018 Yes that meeting should be on, you can email them. …
26-12-2018 They become angry when you're in their way. He doesn't know how to go a day with out his gambling bu…
26-12-2018 Hi daughter83 please don't blame yourself. Your life is for living. There are gamanon meetings in ce…
24-12-2018 Try and get the tyre fixed and go. Life goes on and he could afford the gambling you can afford nece…
24-12-2018 You made me laugh out loud. Sometimes I'm just rambling. Let's talk. I have a big fluffy black and w…
23-12-2018 Hi  tinaxavier you will get more response if you start new topic. When you have long distance relat…
23-12-2018 Happy Christmas? I have to write here because I'm just out of advice. To be blunt just take that mir…
22-12-2018 Hi patty I'm sorry to hear your story, just before Christmas when all is meant to be joyful.  Where…
22-12-2018 Hi Dan, my cg is on 585. We can only hope that someone heard and listened even if they don't stay. I…
21-12-2018 Hi Gamanon is for friends and family, GA for him. You're wasting time taking him to meetings. You ne…

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Date Threads
20-06-2018 Advertising of gambling
11-05-2018 Alert a moderator
03-11-2017 New topic
16-10-2017 Research please help
27-08-2017 Monte Carlo or bust?
25-08-2017 Where do I belong
09-06-2017 Help to get strong