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I Am Addicted to Lottery Scratch Off Tickets

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    Too Much Spent-too Much Lost

    I buy $30.00's worth of scratch offs per day--sometimes more. I win--I lose--I buy more with the winnings and buy even more in hopes of winning more. I do use money i can't afford to lose, but am dumbfounded by the control this habit/addiction has over me. I alternate stores so...
    ellenba ellenba 61-65 6 Responses Mar 26, 2009

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    Bought My First 2 Scratch Off Yesterday...

    Won 4 bucks ;]lol. The first one was lucky the second one wasnt. Do I just give the counter guy the ticket and he gives me cash?? lolIts my new hobby
    Aniohevetotha Aniohevetotha 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2011

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    Its Outrageous

    I went grocery shopping today with my mom and she was so impressed with the way I haggled, compared prices,and this that and the other to make sure I was able to buy the most groceries without spending too much. So she drops me off, I go put away the groceries and cook dinner and...
    wonkey wonkey 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2010

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    Lonley Life

    as growing up as a young girl,  i seen a lot off  bad things inmy house  like , lotery tickets & slot machines. i started playing with slot machines when i was just a young lad i didnt know i would be addicted to it so when i turned   12 i realized i...
    MadiLangille MadiLangille 70+, F Apr 26, 2010

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    Im A Dumb Dumb

    I dont understand why i do it i spend at least 4-5 hundred a week today alone i spent 200. How can i kick this habit? Or should i keep going untill i win my money back.
    tanquerayman tanquerayman 36-40 4 Responses Sep 23, 2012

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    Loose A Lot Of Money

    OMG god this scrach is killing me anyone know if i could sale my lost ticker scracher i have tonssssss maybe 5k for the les than ayear 5k ticket
    rainjimbo rainjimbo 22-25 Apr 25, 2011

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    Im A Dumb Dumb

    I dont understand why i do it i spend at least 4-5 hundred a week today alone i spent 200. How can i kick this habit? Or should i keep going untill i win my money back.
    tanquerayman tanquerayman 36-40 Sep 23, 2012

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    I Win a Lot On Scratch Offs Because of Lottocrawler.com

    That site is awesome. It gives you the best chances of winning based on remaining prizes. I highly recommend it. Atleast maybe you will win!
    rc2009 rc2009 46-50 1 Response Jun 5, 2009

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    Lottery Is Affecting My Life

    I win, I lose either way i keep playing and spending money I should not be spending..I am tired, I want to stop...any advise
    vgibson vgibson 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    Been tickling since before kindergarten. The same behavior goes from cute to creepy as one gets older. Its sad. But, here's a story from my youth. True and my favorite Summer. I...
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    This is a experience that I did a couple of years ago now there's a field near me where I live and it was a summers day and I was walking through the field people walk there dogs...
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    Addicted to the new show on fox tv EMPIRE can't get enough of it!
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    fryguy67 fryguy67 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    why is it that i just can't stop watching/listening to hypnosis videos on youtube. i feel that i might be getting addicted to them.
    terrihypno terrihypno 31-35, M Feb 5

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    Know this: I am addicted to you.. I have tasted your mind and I cannot forget its flavor....
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 6

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    I seem to find myself in the same circle each time, where I am with a woman who is great at wanting sex as often as I am, then after a year or two, it drops to almost nothing. Then...
    jeepers92 jeepers92 41-45, M Feb 11

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    You know you're addicted to EP when you're using the app on your phone and the site on your computer at the same time. That's exactly what I'm doing right now.
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 7 Responses Feb 14

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    I'm now addicted to Galaxy chocolate I need it almost so I now have a big storage of it in a secret place and I can have it any time I want
    Thefatgainer13 Thefatgainer13 13-15 1 Response Feb 17

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    I am addicted to the internet for sure. I set aside 2 or 3 hours weekdays and several hours on the weekends to have fun on my computer. I love learning and the internet gives me...
    jessicabeth jessicabeth 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I am addicted to my cell phone. I just cannot be without it. I take it everywhere when I am outside in my backyard swimming, sunbathing, on the grill and eating on the patio with...
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    I'm addicted to this site :-) I have some truly amazing,funny,caring down to earth people in my circle .my FB friends are complaining I'm never on there lol Lets face it .... You...
    Billypuffnstuff Billypuffnstuff 46-50, M Feb 20

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    Horribly addicted to Klonopin.
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    ok i tried to get out of this place but i caunt Im to freaking addicted >:( curse my self
    DogsonmethxD DogsonmethxD 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Nah I am not addicted but yeah watch sometimes ;-)
    lifenoteasy lifenoteasy 26-30, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm addicted to eos!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I just moved to a new city in a new state and in with my boyfriend. I don't know anyone here and its really bothersome. I've never had many friends, I have two now and they have...
    kelleykingless kelleykingless 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    UnhealthySSBBW UnhealthySSBBW 22-25, F Jan 31

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