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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
17-08-2018 Hi Jason  stopping gambling is different to recovery. A bailout sets you free. Enables you to gambl…
15-08-2018 As far as I'm aware if you can prove all possessions are yours with receipts they can't take it. I p…
15-08-2018 Also I spoke to stepchange at length about loan sharks. They can help you. It's not about debt plans…
15-08-2018 Hi Lilly you have to persevere with meetings. Initially you won't hear what is being said. As a wife…
15-08-2018 Hi Lilly1968. It's such a shame to hear that you are in such a desperate situation and whatever you …
15-08-2018 Hi newtothis. The thing I notice with partners asking for advice or someone in a similar situation, …
14-08-2018 Hi BL321 no one can say 'do this' or 'don't do that'. Your gut is telling you to take a step back. Y…
14-08-2018 If you ask will you believe him? I wouldn't/didn't believe my husband. Let it go. Act on this, find …
12-08-2018 Hi Fanno 'GF' means gamble free. Blocks are things you put in place to stop. There are software bloc…
10-08-2018 Hi he's trying. The technique we learn is not to ask. You know. If you ask they lie, if they don't l…
10-08-2018 Hi welshmum realising the problem is the first step to getting help. There are blocks you can put in…
09-08-2018 Hi whip94 it's so hard to give real advice because not many really want to hear it. You see him as h…
07-08-2018 Hi L this is the worst thing about living with or being married to a compulsive gambler. You seem to…
04-08-2018 Hi broken girl. Call stepchange regarding the loan. They should advise you. I've never rented so no …
02-08-2018 Hi jaff you should advise them to seek support at a gamanon meeting. You didn't get the point of GA …
02-08-2018 Hi  howtotrustagain if you want help and support find a gamanon meeting. They run alongside GA for …
01-08-2018 Hi silvermoon. The way you are allowing him to not contribute to going out or groceries etc is inadv…
01-08-2018 Hi Daniel it's good you've reached out for help. Call gamcare if you need to talk to someone. Find a…
31-07-2018 It's not about giving up on him. It's about not putting up with his bad behaviour. This is about you…
30-07-2018 Hi helpless I'm sorry to see this too. There are many things going on here. Firstly your acceptance …
29-07-2018 No I can't get it to work either  …
29-07-2018 Hi Bailo, Cathy is right. It's not your  fault or responsibility. You have been absolutely right in…
28-07-2018 Hi KFOT, hopefully those ads have been removed! The first hurdle is admitting you're beaten. As you …
28-07-2018 Hi tommy I know it's difficult with debt but try to stop thinking about it. Try to be grateful for t…
28-07-2018 They do recover but it's not advisable with just the two of you going it alone. Counselling can be e…
28-07-2018 I don't write on here much lately. I get exasperated. I find the 'it's them not me' mindset difficul…
28-07-2018 Hi EmEle it's not my place to tell you to stay or leave. It's great that you are seeking help. The f…
27-07-2018 Hi Sarah it's such a shame to hear this and your children are so young. Help? The person you can hel…
22-07-2018 Hi roxy you have got a lot to deal with. Emotions all the over the place. Compulsive gambling is a v…
20-07-2018 Hi ksc. Well done for finally asking for help. Call gamcare for support. Call stepchange for finance…
20-07-2018 Hi Stephen! Oh ...! So when I went to counselling their opinion was that a compulsive gambler can ma…
20-07-2018 Hi gamblers hubby! There was a husband on here last year and he said the best thing he'd done was go…
19-07-2018 Hi windy2706. You don't say much in your 'post'. What does your wife gamble on? Who's money is she u…
18-07-2018 That's funny! How do they get here? …
18-07-2018 Hi you sound very alone. Please see your gp for your depression. Find a GA meeting and get some real…
17-07-2018 Hi gamblers hubby. It is beyond comprehension at first, totally shocking! But that doesn't help you …
17-07-2018 As I've said before, find a meeting, get help and support for you. I gave up smoking cigarettes , al…
17-07-2018 Compulsive gamblers are compulsive liars, no point asking they only lie. What difference does it mak…
16-07-2018 You don't have to leave. You have to change. Change reaction, stop helping. Tell him in a happy heal…
16-07-2018 Hi you are entitled to feel how you feel, feelings are important. My advice is if you really want he…
15-07-2018 Hi Rachel I'm married to a cg, have 2 children. I don't understand why you can't have that. You say …
14-07-2018 Hi worried wife. My husband has gambled for 30 years on and off. He goes to GA now and has been gamb…
11-07-2018 It said 2 years! …
11-07-2018 Hi Brenda if you start your own 'topic' you will get more replies. Go to bottom of family and friend…
09-07-2018 Yes seriously. You have to ask yourself that question not me. Some cgs manage money. It's your choic…
09-07-2018 Hi Sam unfortunately a lot of family, partners etc don't think they are affected by gambling and the…
09-07-2018 Hi robb, well done for seeing the problem and seeking some help. She's in the grip of addiction, lyi…
09-07-2018 400+ days, mood improved but not every day. The longer you gamble the longer to recover. Not working…
08-07-2018 The longer the debt lasts the better, a constant reminder. Remember it's not about the money, it's a…
07-07-2018 Hi d84 yes stepchange will definitely help you. They have all sorts of help regarding money. I have …

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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