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My husband has been gambling since the day I met him. The past year or so it has gotten out of control. He has been going to a sports bar that has machines
My wife goes to an Indian casino in San Diego County anywhere from two to five times a month, and probably wastes at least $1,000 per month--maybe more.
A free resource for families needing help with gambling addiction problems impacting their life and love ones.
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I am a binge gambler, which means that 90% of the time I appear well-functioning in my daily job and life. But then I go to the casino and start playing
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Is a problem gambler impacting your life? Learn different ways to get help for gambling addiction.
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Learn about Gaslighting and how gambling addicts use it!
Here is my story. A friend showed me an online gambling site. I love sports, so what the heck. After my first bet it spiraled quickly. I won my first
I began attending Gam-Anon about 2 1/2 years ago; just a few days after my dad admitted to having a gambling problem. We were in emotional chaos, and the
Married for thirteen years. Have run the gamut of emotions and so called solutions. I have been reading a bunch of gamblers stories and many that are in
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I have finally had enough of my husband's gambling. I have been reflecting back on our life, and am stunned how I hid the gambling from everyone who loves
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One of the first things that spouses of gamblers tend to focus on first is thinking about how to protect themselves and their family from the financial
My husband is a compulsive gambler. I have known for about four weeks. I cannot be sure of the exact date; time for me has stood still. I am stuck in a
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Therapy for yourself and your gambler is a great tool for getting help with gambling addiction.
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Learn about the cost of family crisis intervention services for gambling addiction.
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Learn how Gam-Anon can help with addiction recovery for spouses of problem gamblers.
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Learn about MY story!
As someone who has a partner that has a history of gambling addiction, I struggle with how to deal with abstinence. Once a gambling addict becomes self
How to tell the difference between gambling Abstinence versus Recovery?
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Abstinence is NOT the same as gambling addiction recovery - Learn why!
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Learn about the 3 phases of a family intervention for gambling addiction!
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Bringing the Bottom Up - Crisis intervention strategies for helping problem gamblers.
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Considering a gambling addiction intervention? Learn about what it is and whether you should do an intevention.
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I gambled away my money and my life. When I feel depressed for not having money, I would end up in a casino. Sometimes I won big, however, most of the
My name is Catherine, and I'm a recovering addicted compulsive gambler. Jan 29th, 2014 will be my 7 year recovery B-day. As I spent time reading your website
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My best friend confided in me recently that she may have a gambling problem. Unknown until the last two years, she was in an abusive relationship for
I have been blessed in one way...that I didn't lose everything that I owned or have saved... But, I've lost a lot. I've lost about 2 million dollars in
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Stories & advice directly from people struggling with gambling addiction - Learn what they need to get compulsive gambling help!
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I know that others have had very different experiences in Gamblers Anonymous, but for me it was a painful experience to say the least. Week after week
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