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signalman

Member since:
31.08.2018

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I joined GamCare because I was lonely, desperate for help and completely lost due to gambling and it's impact on me.

I had nowhere else to turn in that moment. I'm not sure to this day if I found GamCare or if it came looking for me.

I haven't gambled for

171

days

Date Post
15-02-2019 'Gambling is a mugs game' I think there is far more at play here than meets the eye. In my humble op…
14-02-2019 Thanks joydivider. Yes - it seems regret has crept into my spectrum of thinking recently, I mistaken…
14-02-2019 'Life is full of ups and downs' Lately I've been convincing myself that my lows are worse than the a…
14-02-2019 Thank you so much for your thoughts. I'd offer you each a penny but I'm pretty skint these days :o) …
14-02-2019 Sound advice from Bella. The only thing I can say is create positive memories, then you can have fla…
13-02-2019 Hi ALN Are you ok? Keep in touch mate. Do check in and let us know how your faring when you get a ch…
13-02-2019 When you think about it, it may be a good thing that CW introduces the concept to each person, so in…
13-02-2019 I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that I feel like self-exclusion by the bookie is just a t…
13-02-2019 [quote=ODAAT] She even told me off for using children’s toothpaste because “No, no, no, that’s…
12-02-2019 Wow... Once again thank you guys. Absolute top draw insight and thanks once more for the brutal hone…
12-02-2019 Ah the blessed mouth guard... I have one, Laura has one, welcome to the club ;o) The dentist told me…
12-02-2019 Nice one mate. Congrats on passing your exam... You just keep striving for you goal and you'll get t…
11-02-2019 Yeah for sure down and out, I get what you're saying. You made me think about relapse and how by 'no…
11-02-2019 Just been reading a diary or two with some very powerful and humbling content. Really made me reasse…
11-02-2019 Thank you again Alan. You helped me get on my feet again at a time when I was down and out. I will n…
11-02-2019 [quote=Loxxie]Funny isn't it.....I actually now get a buzz from dealing with normal life's ****....a…
11-02-2019 Alan I've been waiting patiently for you to return to these shores so I could properly thank you for…
11-02-2019 Ps... [quote=TommyE]   I will be back either later today or tomorrow for an update on life without …
11-02-2019 This was a beautiful post Tom. Brilliant to hear your resilience and positive frame of mind (don't w…
10-02-2019 [quote=TommyE] I won’t deposit on my credit card because I know that the interest just mounts up s…
10-02-2019 Just a quickie... Today I realised that in itself, the act of telling my wife everything and handing…
09-02-2019 [quote=Matrixx] Life is a test, and every test has unveiled a new and improved version of myself. Mo…
09-02-2019 Hey I hope you're ok. This is a tough illness to beat. But beat it you must. Hard times are rough bu…
09-02-2019 In a bit of a rush so haven't had a chance to read properly but just wanted to say good work for sta…
08-02-2019 Hi Just wanted to stop by and commend you on the great progress you're making taking back control yo…
08-02-2019 Hey mate You could cancel all your cards and just carry small amounts of cash on you until you get a…
08-02-2019 Thanks for sharing mate. I hope you have a brilliant time. You deserve it. Amazing story. So happy f…
08-02-2019 Had some STUPID dreams about gambling recently (which rattled me somewhat as they were so vivid) but…
08-02-2019 [quote=Boro] I always want to help her because I still love her.  [/quote] There's nothing wrong wi…
06-02-2019 Sorry to hear this mate. I hope your day gets better. …
06-02-2019 Hey Donna Great to hear from you as always and stoked to see that you are still GF. Doing ok myself.…
05-02-2019 [quote=stu38] We've got to focus on today, the present moment-that's all we have been given. Stu [/q…
05-02-2019 Hi Sarah Thanks for the insight about the chat room, I may give that a go some time. I'm sad to feel…
05-02-2019 [quote=Sarahs16] Hi Charlene,  Was lovely to speak with you this evening. Always here if you need t…
05-02-2019 [quote=Sarahs16] Singleman......I love your diary.....you have such a way with words!  There have b…
05-02-2019 [quote=stu38] Hey Signalman, just read your diary.  Thanks for your honesty, openness, vulnerabilit…
05-02-2019 [quote=Boro] I had £40 that’s all. To much I know  [/quote] Seems a reasonable amount to carry a…
04-02-2019 [quote=Boro] But I also take your point people could take the amount I won yesterday quite a bit rea…
04-02-2019 I guess its just worth reminding yourself what it felt like when you first entered these forums... G…
04-02-2019 FYI Boro (if you think I'm just spouting rubbish then just tell me) :o) Whilst I am on my soapbox I …
04-02-2019 [quote=Boro] I didn’t see how I was enticing though. I said I won then lost it again straight away…
04-02-2019 [quote=Boro] I did have a good rant mate  because admin modified my post. But I calmed down an dele…
04-02-2019 [quote=Matrixx]Hi Signalman, Your story has been a rollercoaster. Ive been sat here reading your fir…
04-02-2019 [quote=Boro] Thanks for your continued support signalman  [/quote] When you haven't posted for a fe…
04-02-2019 I don't know man... Maybe only carry around minimal money that you need until April? Just an idea …
04-02-2019 [quote=Boro] My daughters Lego friends came today. I have been buying her quite a few things lately …
04-02-2019 Do you think it's going to be like this for you until April then? What I don't get is your need to g…
02-02-2019 [quote=nipped] Im not sure gamblers ever stop chasing losses  Problem is you HAVE to win or your li…
02-02-2019 Well this is definitely a success story if ever I heard one. Wow. Fantastic read. You should be dead…
02-02-2019 I'm glad to hear it mate. …

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