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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
19-03-2019 Hi fleece91. If she is gambling that will account for the smoke screens, 'look at those idiots''Wast…
19-03-2019 Hi toroliver it's a shame to hear that you are realising the extent of your partner's gambling so cl…
17-03-2019 There's chatroom Monday with member of parliament 1pm. There's your chance  …
15-03-2019 You are not to blame. He's an adult. No point getting you to look after his money if he's going to a…
15-03-2019 Hi stace, my heart breaks for you. Is there no way you can talk to you brother and both make amends?…
15-03-2019 Some say to stop watching, especially horses. In my experience my husband still watches sport. He wa…
15-03-2019 Hi Lou, you must be in shock. I've heard a few stories like this lately. Is your mother gambling onl…
15-03-2019 Hi Bryan I'm sure my husband thought the same as you, let's not tell. If you think she'll leave why …
15-03-2019 Yes you made a mistake. Now you have to realise what mistake you made. The mistake is thinking that …
14-03-2019 I'm not  saying you have to end or let the relationship go. I'm saying you have to recognise these …
14-03-2019 Hi stace I read your diary and want to comment and then think, I'm not a cg so what do I know. You'r…
14-03-2019 Hi WKDN. The best way to get through this is to find a gamanon meeting and learn how to deal with th…
14-03-2019 Codependency is about accepting unhealthy behaviour in a relationship. That relationship may be mum,…
13-03-2019 Hi WKDN the thing I always see here is that most family and friends think it's solely the gambler's …
13-03-2019 You don't have to speak if you don't want to. You might hear something you relate to. It's never hug…
12-03-2019 Hi Minnie I don't know for sure but I doubt it. A solicitor is your best answer. Unfortunately when …
09-03-2019 Click on name and you can see everyone's diary that way …
09-03-2019 Hi RaeRae I'm absolutely flabbergasted by reading your story. You can't survive on black tea and bre…
08-03-2019 Hindsight is a wonderful thing. You have problems and therefore gamble to excess. You 'exaggerate ' …
07-03-2019 Hi Kyle if you have financial problems call stepchange. It's not your parents problem or debt, it's …
07-03-2019 Compulsive gambling has nothing to do with money. As cw says you're just going from one addiction to…
05-03-2019 Monrovia how was your meeting? Did you go? There are many interesting points in your post. You think…
05-03-2019 Max there is a charity 'gambling with lives' that are trying to raise awareness and restrict adverti…
05-03-2019 Hi deekay deekay. It's becoming all too common amongst uni students gambling. It's often encouraged …
05-03-2019 Hi Stephen please don't isolate yourself.  …
03-03-2019 Camsmum it's never too late to stop. You don't have to live in chaos. Reach out for help here. …
03-03-2019 There are many women at home gambling alone. My friends sister does it. She can't get credit, uses h…
03-03-2019 Antidepressants are what my husband takes, an ssri and a mood stabiliser. If your partner is drinkin…
02-03-2019 Hi unhappy partner. When my husband was gambling he used to come home and sleep, mainly to avoid eve…
02-03-2019 Hi clover. If you give him money he should supply a receipt. He should be attending GA or some other…
01-03-2019 What is normal? Many have money worries, never go on holiday. Compulsive gambling is not about money…
01-03-2019 Hi barbsleigh if you start a new topic you will get more responses. You could start your own diary t…
01-03-2019 Hi jens, ultimatums don't work. They lead to secrecy. Your partner needs support too. Unfortunately …
01-03-2019 You've done  the right thing. If it continues take it to HR, coercion to gamble at work is not part…
01-03-2019 Hi holhol85. If you want to see your previous thread just click on your name and it's all there. You…
27-02-2019 Hi Jens the first step in getting help is telling someone, so it's great you've told your partner. S…
27-02-2019 Hi the personality traits you think you have are very commonly associated with compulsive gamblers. …
26-02-2019 Why don't you want her to help you? Handing over finances is honesty. You can manage your money once…
21-02-2019 Hi Thankyou for sharing that. 'The struggle with others is really the struggle with ourselves ' food…
21-02-2019 Hi Stephen hope you enjoyed the ballet. I saw The Nutcracker probably 30years ago at the Festival Ha…
21-02-2019 Hi Robyn gamcare offer counselling, find a GA meeting. Debt problems can be sorted with the help of …
20-02-2019 Hi hope I have no experience of loan sharks but you won't know either. Try not to worry about that. …
19-02-2019 Hi hope you must be worried, it's a big shock. There is another partner who said about ADHD. I'm a s…
18-02-2019 Hi kevsmt your fear is stopping you from reaching for help. Get to your gp and find a GA meeting. Th…
18-02-2019 Wow! What are you all doing? We are entitled to opinion. We are all trying to move forward whether t…
18-02-2019 Hi Maria Thankyou for sharing your story. That is a devastating tale of events. Just remember this i…
17-02-2019 Hi jo I'm sorry you have to sell. That's the last thing you need. The main thing is to put yourself …
16-02-2019 Hi Eij if you go to family and friends section and start new topic you will get more responses from …
15-02-2019 Not Sharing your secret allows you to return to it. Sharing with your partner gives you responsibili…
14-02-2019 How true, Thankyou both. I've been in that angry place. I'm tough. I've told my daughter that saying…

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Date Threads
19-03-2019 Spam users
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