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ste_ven

Member since:
11.05.2012

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I am a returning CG and have battled this for years. I want to stop.

I haven't gambled for

362

days

Date Post
30-09-2017 Well done on 50, here's to the next 50.  You are right... there is always a choice, sometimes we ar…
30-09-2017 But you came back here and posted... so as bad as things are right now you still want help.  Try an…
30-09-2017 Hi Ant Welcome to the forum. I too have been referred for counselling and I am also looking forward …
30-09-2017 Spoke to someone on Netline and they are referring me to counselling, I think that will really help …
30-09-2017 I gambled on Thursday night. I have told my girlfriend about it and she has been great in supporting…
28-09-2017 Welcome to the forum. One of the members here speaks about a triangle of time, money and location. I…
28-09-2017 Hi Alan Great going on 2 years GF, here's to the next day, and the next, and the next....  …
28-09-2017 Hi Shaun I really like the positivity in your posts, well done on one month GF.  The only game you …
28-09-2017 Hi Xenedra Welcome to the forum. I notice your comments about being on here celebrating next payday.…
28-09-2017 Hi Smashed I called my diary "I can't change my past, only my future"... I started 5 years ago, drif…
28-09-2017 Welcome to the forum. I think you need to put a plan in place for the next out of the blue phone cal…
28-09-2017 Excellent P_K, as you put it... stay strong! …
28-09-2017 I have decided not to count the days since I started as GF again, I will remember the date and the d…
26-09-2017 Hi Rach Just caught up on your posts - well done for getting to where you are now but it sounds like…
26-09-2017 You think you need the hit from gambling, but your comments suggest that you don't truly want it. I …
25-09-2017 Well done Silver, here's to the next year.  Take care and stay GF. …
25-09-2017   It feels good to begin to live real life again doesn't it? No one likes a bill out of the blue bu…
25-09-2017 Time. Money. Location. Duncan you are right - tonight I had 2 of the 3 and I walked locally to compl…
25-09-2017 Hi Duncan Things sound positive, keep it going. Your triangle was the first thing I read tonight, yo…
25-09-2017 Back again. Resetting my account I realised I signed up over 5 years ago. I am still failing myself …
10-04-2015 Cheers One Day :) Got through today well, busy with work and the garden. The weekend is a different …
09-04-2015 Hi Trisk Well done on a month free of gambling. We've all thought about recouping our losses, and we…
09-04-2015 I've tried in the past what you are proposing and for me it just didn't work - I always ended up bac…
09-04-2015 You've made a great start mate, keep it going. You've already had your "one last bet" so there's no …
09-04-2015 Well done on 250 days - in 250 days time I will be where you are now. :) …
09-04-2015 DP i'm just back on here having danced with the devil once again and just read the last couple of pa…
09-04-2015 Back again, back gambling again. I'm absolutely sick of this empty feeling having once again ended u…
23-09-2014 Well done on posting Nev, you will get plenty of support here. Can I suggest you start putting the b…
23-09-2014 Got the forms through for the other 2 high street bookmakers today, they will be in the post tomorro…
18-09-2014 You have made the best choice possible, well done. Search for and read Mark 117's diary. Time is so …
18-09-2014 Would you not agree that when someone takes the time to create an account and make their first post …
18-09-2014 Great place to be, well done! Stay focussed and strong, take every day as it comes. All the best mat…
18-09-2014 Well done on 5 days andy, that's a huge achievement after 3 years of gambling. Read the diaries of o…
18-09-2014 Hi Bornagain - the harm is personal harm, the shame of it really bothers me. Almost no-one that I so…
17-09-2014 Good going tri, keep the focus. 6 months from now I will be where you are now. All the best. …
17-09-2014 Be very careful when thinking about the Debt Liam, in the past when I have tried to set very strict …
17-09-2014 Well done so far Phil, keep it going mate. Your job might be boring but you'd be a hell of a lot mor…
17-09-2014 Congratulations Suzy - but please keep that guard up. 100 days is excellent, but I have been there i…
17-09-2014 I am going to self exclude myself from all local bookmakers for 1 year. In the past I have put up re…
15-09-2014 Helen, thanks for your kind words. I'm at the point where I realise that beating myself up for stumb…
15-09-2014 So I slipped up. Why? Through drink, I let my guard down. I didn't respect what I am up against, try…
12-09-2014 Just touching base before I catch up with a friend later on, I will not be drinking and I will not g…
11-09-2014 Well done on finding your way back. Like you I strayed from the path and have only recently returned…
11-09-2014 Joocey I was like you when I was 20. I'm now 31 and still struggle. I'm back here again because I kn…
11-09-2014 jaz i've been there too, i'm only recently back and posting in my diary again. You will feel low for…
11-09-2014 Had a chat with Robert on the Netline - a great help to have someone to listen and to be able to pic…
11-09-2014 Duncs you are correct, the lesson has to be learned. Too often have I put myself under pressure and …
10-09-2014 So it's been a while then, but I need the support of others. I've tried the solo approach, not worki…
26-09-2012 Sounding good Charlotte - keep going!! …
26-09-2012 28 days - I lost control... ...and so it starts again. Day 3 done. Do I know why I lost control? Yes…

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