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I Hate Gambling

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    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 1 Response Mar 8

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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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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    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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    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..

     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 2 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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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 1 Response Nov 3, 2011

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 70+ 5 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    If you are here I want to thank you for reading this and like many others I also want to get this off my chest and share my story with you. As a kid I always used to love to play...
    HimanshuTaneja HimanshuTaneja 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    My boyfriend's gambling addiction is really putting a tear into our relationship. He has now been in Las Vegas for over a week now, and admitted to bringing $40k for gambling...
    blazeee blazeee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Ok so I've been best friends for 5 years and almost 3 years together. His been battling with his gambling for years. He never thought it was an issue until it started to affect our...
    Tara322 Tara322 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    The situation is too similar. He's probably gambling again. I really hate it when it's like that because my mom gets all sad. I can't say anything like I want to run away or...
    gmaingemail gmaingemail 16-17, F Aug 18

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    I have a terrible gambling addiction and am losing everything
    terry19 terry19 26-30, M Aug 18

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    I don't know what to do... I have been with my boyfriend for 3 years and until 2 days ago I had no idea he was a compulsive gambler. He is a really lovely person who treats me...
    randomrach363 randomrach363 18-21, F a week ago

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    So , I don´t mean to brag or something but since I can recall , I have always been compare to my sister ( I´m the younger one) and always found to be the prettier or the nicest...
    Marcelines Marcelines 16-17, F 35 mins ago

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    I have always had a weight problem. Growing up, I was always chubby, and it didn't bother me until the kids started bullying me in 7th grade. It was the typical "Skinny girl hates...
    vbs28 vbs28 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    My math teacher gives an hour more of homework that other teachers everyday. Sometimes more and I wish I was exaggerating. She doesn't tell the class when tests are, because she...
    teenstudent546 teenstudent546 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    Jeans are so thick, hot, restrictive and uncomfortable. Even "jeggings" are still too much like jeans and don't have enough stretch. In fact I pretty much hate PANTS in general. I...
    MollyVonFrankenstein MollyVonFrankenstein 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I can't eat anything because I am a fat *****! I can't do anything because I am FAT and DUMB! That is what my mom calls me! My mom will never ever me proud of me ever! I am going...
    oceanunique123 oceanunique123 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I hate when people treat you like crap, yell at you, rage at you then a few moments later, because they are delusional enough to think it never happened; they are confused that you...
    Close2Crazy Close2Crazy 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I hate any type of scam that tricks people into paying the ones pulling it money. I know because I would've been caught by one if it wasn't for remembering hearing about those...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    I hate myself for all the lies and deception I inflicted on my current boyfriend. I blame my family particularly. I am a cheater and this means I have broken my own value system. I...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I do everything a site tells me to if something is inappropriate. 1. Mark whether it's only for 18+ users. 2. Post it in the right place so that nothing could possibly go wrong...
    HappyBlushCalayapie HappyBlushCalayapie 22-25 4 hrs ago

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    I hate myself for what has happened in the past. I have hurt my family with secrets.. But I don't know how to say anything... I was raped for a year by a guy who was obsessed...
    YoungLovee15 YoungLovee15 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I been with my husband for three years we have 2 children a boy age 1 and a girl age 2 for the past three months he's been saying he won't to break up and won'ts me and the kids to...
    lostlovee21 lostlovee21 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I hate strawberries I've never liked them they taste so nasty eww makes me wanna barf.
    ThaQueen1 ThaQueen1 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Okay I am officially 1000% done with my job. I hate working 12 hours days, my coworker is a raging ***** that loves to lie to the boss who immediately believes her. Even when I...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I literally hate this! I feel like such a retard when the person doesn't txt back! I only feel this way though when I text guys I like! It's just embarrassing!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    What about the women who hit men? Do you hate them too?
    Blizzardpaw Blizzardpaw 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I hate the people who said it was okay, it wasn't my fault, and allowed me to be victimized. I hate the people who told me that it was okay that I have depression. Because...
    YesterdayIsOver YesterdayIsOver 13-15, F Aug 9

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    I think I'm in need of physcological help. I hate school, I hate homework, I hate how my mind set hates everything, I hate how I can't change that fact, I hate life, I hate food I...
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F Aug 19

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    what i have for myself is beyond hate. i hate everything about myself. i hate my own existence. i hate my parents for having me. i hate god for creating such a weak helpless being...
    SlaveToMyBullshit SlaveToMyBullshit 18-21 1 Response Aug 1

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    I hate the fact that you've had sex with 4 girls and one of those girls had sex with 15 other people. I hate the fact that you smoke that stupid e cigarette. I hate the fact that...
    ADayToRememberForever ADayToRememberForever 18-21, F 4 days ago

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