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I Hate Gambling

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    Boring And Useless

    I don't hate gambling because of anybody in my life being addicted to it. I hate it because it's a boring, awful waste of time and money. I don't understand the attraction to it. The games aren't even fun. People are wasting their money to press a ******* button over and over. It...
    PsychoBarbieDoll PsychoBarbieDoll 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2011

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    I Despise It

    There is nothing good about it, I don't care what anyone says.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 4, 2011

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    ..

    Gambling is surely for either the absolute genius or the absolute retarded. If you are neither of these...just dont bother, you'll lose.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 9, 2009

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    I Hate Gambling..

     My dad was a huge gambler when I was young. He told me he started when I was born, just a.. weakness of his. And then he just kept going. I didn't really know until that one time.. My dad got sick, and I mean REALLY sick and he just couldn't go to work anymore. A few months...
    darkcrimsonredrose darkcrimsonredrose 16-17 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    Gambling Has Ruined My Relationship

    My sig. other is a gambler.  I have lost nearly all of the love I have for him, because of his gambling.  It wasn't so bad when he was working also.  At least then, he was gambling his own money away.  For the last two years, he's not been working...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 8 Responses May 2, 2007

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    Casinos Area A Scam...

    Casinos are big scammers. Sure you win (sometimes) but then you keep playing and lose all your winnings. I've seen it a lot by watching people. I control what I gamble because I just do it for fun but it can get addicting if you are not careful. I don't go much anymore...
    iepo iepo 51-55 1 Response May 27, 2012

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    Especially Lottery...

    This afternoon, my mother and i drove to the lottery shop in a nearby mall because my mother wants to buy number, it is saturday and obviously the turnout would be high like casting a vote. I sigh heavily at her and shake my head for this with discontent and disagreement. My...
    regieJR regieJR 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 17, 2012

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    Blindsided

    I knew my husband gambled (slot machines) and tried to talk to him many times over the years and got a stony "I know what I am doing response"  I worked three years past retirement to max out my 401K.  In August , he finally handed over his credit cards to me...
    stilltrying stilltrying 66-70 5 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    i'm addicted, i was off it

    for 4 months and feeling good about myself,but now iv'e relapsed,and i'm feeling miserable!! i ruined my life through gambling.i dont know what to do sometimes, it's like it takes a hold of me, and i cant seem to control it!! it depresses me.i go into these gambling dens feeling...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    I Wonder Where He Is

    Well, yesterday evening he came home from work.  He had the rest of the rent money.  Good.  Well, I get up this morning and he's gone.  After almost two hours, I decide to call his brother.  No, he hasn't seen him.  There were no calls...
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 8, 2007

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    I Hate Gambling

    Hi I too had a gambling problem that I battled for 15 years but I now consider myself to be in remission. I have an entry in The  "messenger make the front page competition" please go to the website click on galleries type in nannasharon and my entry will come up then if you...
    nannasharonmorph nannasharonmorph 51-55 Nov 3, 2011

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    Love & Hate The Casinos I Need Guidance Please Help Me

      My name is Scott. 32 years of age and always enjoyed the casinos for entertainment and the people. I was a dealer for 3 years also a while back. I love the game but like everyone, I hate hate to fork over money or blow it. Last night my buddy and I went to the...
    Bordens47 Bordens47 31-35 1 Response Nov 24, 2012

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    Mr. P.o. At Indain Gaming

    all Americans are too be equal, so if a Indian gets a casino so should I.  So shut down all Indian and bar casinos!
    terradog2005 terradog2005 46-50 Dec 5, 2011

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    I Hate Gamblin Because

    Started gamblin recently and it has been incredebly desstructive. i ve lost all my savings, had to sell alot of my posessions. and now feel depressed. started playing online blackjack and have lost around 4,000 euro. i have sought professional help for addiction and am now...
    LaurenXdeville LaurenXdeville 26-30 1 Response Mar 24, 2013

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    Why Mum...?

    My Mum had a gambling addiction. I didn't know about it at the time, only two years ago when she admitted to me she was in £25,000 of gambling debt from five years before.It shook the foundations of our family and even now I still see the cracks.I never knew about 'gamcare' and...
    TrueWolf TrueWolf 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2011

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    Gambling

    Gambling,Not worth it,I've seen what it can do,Hate it,Could never,I often wonder,What's in the mind,Of those who do?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 24, 2012

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    Who Can Help When You Feel Alone

    Hi , il try to get this to make senseiv been gambling pretty much full time for 5 or 6 + years , i dont even want to know how much iv lost im guessing it would be over 100 k due to week after week of going and blowing sometimes my whole pay packet and other times most if not all...
    makeitstop76 makeitstop76 31-35 2 Responses Oct 15, 2011

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    Gambling A Depressing Hobby

                       since i was a kid i always gamble in small ways,it started with small amount of money...it started to get more frequent because i like the thrill whenever my bet is on the line,it feels good..Then when i started to have a job sometimes i lost all of...
    zenki0817 zenki0817 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 7, 2011

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    Hate It

    Grew up in Vegas, and I can count on two hand, in decades, that I gambled and expected to win. I simply expected to lose. That is not normal. I believe I was just punishing myself for whatever good fortune I had had. Sick and twisted but true. Didn't think I deserved any money I...
    5bfree 5bfree 41-45, M Dec 31, 2012

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    The Casino S The Devil...

    i will say , i hate the casino for many reasons , the first one is it will eventually ruin a relationship with the one you love . i have spoke till i am blue in the face about this issue but no one will listen , yes this is an addiction just like a drug , but there is help but...
    erwinjason1 erwinjason1 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2013

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    I hate gambling because it destroyed my

    marriage, health, and happiness. My husband is a recovering addict. We have been married for decades and thanks to him, it also ruined our retirement. I will never be able to retire and I am so tired of working! I am in my late 50's and I am not one bit thrilled that I will...
    Thia999 Thia999 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Used to Be Addicted

    I used to be hooked on fruit machines for a while. My mum still is and has been for years. I haven't had a HUGE problem with it but I did sometimes spend upto a hundred a day in them. My mum has spend a grand in a day!!! It really annoys me because she never buys herself any...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2007

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    Gambling Is A Awful Addition

    I started about 10 years ago but lately its been worse.  I gambling money I dont have I am stupid.  I know that all the money I spend i could buy nice things but I still do it.  Whats wrong with me.  I stopped for about a month but now its like full blown again.  I am going...
    lgermain lgermain 46-50 3 Responses Mar 26, 2011

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    My Boyfriend Says He Will Stop Gambling???

    I have been dating my boyfriend for 2 years. He moved in with me until we got in a huge fight about his gambling. He moved out and shortly later we worked some issues out and thought it was pointless to pay rent when he could be helping me. He moved back in and things are no...
    ppa2 ppa2 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    Gambling Problem

    I hate gambling , because it seems like an endless waste of time with no end in sight.  It consumes every aspect of your life and destroys everything you work so hard to attain.  It is as bad as being a crack head, because you are always looking for that next HIGH!!!
    lexus12 lexus12 41-45 2 Responses Sep 7, 2010

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    Deeply Saddend By It

    i hate gambling because of all the sad stories i have heard, i find these people don't deserve to go through the troubles and the experience. i grieve for them. it is worse than being killed. so i have quit 5 days ago. i hate gambling, wish this bug never was. you can't beat the...
    mahmah mahmah 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2012

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    I have lived in communities

    where people's lives have been ruined by gambling. The essential element on gambling is that it is a contractual activity.I would never gamble in case somebody's life was ruined by my sharing in it.It also encourages great selfishness.
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Mar 8, 2014

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    I'm a student without a job, I've had sleeping troubles and been diagnosed with low-grade depression. It gets a bit much sometimes. Ive been gambling online a lot more than I...
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Having a superb dysfunctional family.. Self centered brother.. Indecisive mother and a Narcissistic father... Problems started with my dad being a Narcissist.. Controlling everyone...
    JNTXY JNTXY 31-35, M Mar 10

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    Besides the obvious reasons why I hate being sick, I also hate how my dad gets when I get sick. Take today for example. I'm sick, so I didn't go to work today, but even when I was...
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    i hate him. He possesses me and is making me do crazy things. now in Jesus name , i command you satan to take your hands of me
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    I have a deep mind, my toughts run endlessly through my mind, i see the truth, in every case, i can look into someones eyes and connect, from my perspective, i can tell you, there...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I abused as a child. I was 7 years old. It wasn't a 'one time' thing. My couisin and his friend touched me, beat me, insulted me. It lasted one and a half year. I couldn't tell...
    michaniel michaniel 16-17, T 6 hrs ago

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    I'm still new in teaching world and I hate that I can't control my own students. Today fellow colleague scolded my students because they make so much noise in front on the hall way...
    quirkysoul quirkysoul 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    I hate my self I hate my self I hate my self I hate my self I hate my self I hate my self I hate my self I hate my self I hate my self I hate my self I hate my self I hate my self...
    barbish barbish 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    i hate myself i hate my body, my face,my hair i hate how i walk,how i talk i hate looking into mirror i hate how i cant talk to people like a normal person i hate that i see myself...
    yeniC yeniC 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I HATE IT I HATE IT I HATE IT I HATE I HATE I HATE I HATE IT I HATE ME! :'( >_< Why can't i just be more fun? :
    DessyLove DessyLove 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 9

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    I keep reminding myself that if you wanted to talk you would. And with that, I understand everything now. I hate how I believed you. I hate how I trusted you. I hate how I...
    soldiergirl2 soldiergirl2 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 14

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    ust dont know how to cope, I have been married for 8years. and my step daughter i hate saying step because i have loved her as my own for years, we have bonded and grown oir own...
    lemonadestreet lemonadestreet 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    A LESSON TO ALL THE DUMMIES IN THIS GROUP! > I'm assuming the majority of people in this group are racist ignorant low lives and the rest of you people in this group obviously are...
    LostEbonyGirl LostEbonyGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    Some people just want to control others, even those they will never meet.. I've just been hearing how this friend of my mom is so hateful towards religious people and religion in...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I hate it when I'm told, "Don't hate your dad" or "He's still your dad." Does it ******* look like I give a ****?! NO!!! HE'S the one who has hurt me. Why should I give him some...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Mar 7

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    I come from a traditional chinese family. We don't live in the mainland. I guess I could say that I hate him so much that I want to get married simply to get away. I suppose a...
    Xraycraven Xraycraven 18-21 1 Response Mar 8

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    These days I have been felling so annoyed with a nurse from the early intervention in psychosis for the distress and uncomfort she made me feel . These days I thought about the way...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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