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I Want to Help My Husband Stop Gambling

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 17 People

    My Husband Is A Cumpulvesive Gambler, Addicted To Keno...

    My husband and I have been together for 8 years, married for 2. A few years ago I noticed that he liked to go and play keno. We would even go play together some times. After a while, I could see that it was becoming more than just for fun every once in a while. He would go and...
    losinghim losinghim 26-30 6 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    Before We Married

    I knew he had a gambling problem. I knew a few weeks into us getting seriously involved. He was going to meetings and then he just stopped I think about a yr into it. I knew that someone will not just get "better" over nite and it will always be a problem. just like...
    sassee1 sassee1 36-40, F 9 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    I Hate Gambling, My Husband Is A Compulsive Gambler!

    I am 29 and I have been married for 7 yrs. We have one 7 yr old daughter. My husband seems to be a binge gambler he will do it about every 6 months.He is a airline pilot and is gone a lot on his over nights if a casino is close and he has time he plays black jack and he won't...
    Bnclassy Bnclassy 26-30 2 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    I Feel Like I Am Going To Loose Everything....

    My husband is gambling.  He has been for a while now.  We've been married for 12.5 years and have been together for 15.  When I met him he didn't really have a problem.  He bought a few lotto tickets on occasion but that is about it.  We worked hard...
    sadtiredmommy sadtiredmommy 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 9, 2009

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    My Husbands Gambling Help!

    ive been married for 6 years i have 3 lovely kids, i didnt know my husband was gambling till i had our son in 2003 it has tured our lifes up side down! i dont really know what to do to help him ive tryed to help but i cant do it anymore, we are in so much debt i got help to try...
    kerrik30 kerrik30 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    Gaining Help...

    GA meetings are the only way forward. I first attended one in 2006 and due to the fellowship haven't had a bet at all in over six years. I would also suggest following a twitter feed called @stopgam - it is new but sounds like a good idea (I'm following it) as it aims to build a...
    GamblingFeedback GamblingFeedback 31-35 Apr 6, 2012

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    Gambling Is A Lie In Which We Believe.

    My diary charts the progression of my journey through the chasms of moral doubt, the quicksand of emotional instability and the labyrinth of rationalizations. And yet whatever insights I gleaned there is no guarantee that I will ever be “cured” from my compulsion. In truth...
    Tchoup51 Tchoup51 51-55 Dec 4, 2012

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    Oh dear this could take a while lol ok.. 1. I love to talk just as much as I love to listen. So you may get interrupted - but that does not mean that I want you to stop talking...
    Notthatkindofgirl Notthatkindofgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    help me stop feeling how i do
    jaesavv jaesavv 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    i like helping people , when i can . many person say here they can help , yeah of course some of them can as well .. but i think probably i can help person in better way , i can...
    rst190 rst190 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    okay this is my new profile .. but most of the things i know here .. i will not tell any one about my self anything personal directly .. i am 22 years male .. i will mainly...
    rst190 rst190 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    This is ridiculous! I want to lose weight and my parents are calling me Selfish! My parents think I'm being selfish for wanting to lose weight something I've wanted for 7 months or...
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    I love to write and I want help . The story is like this a vast interstellar empire is about to go into a massive war with an unknown enemy and this war could decide the fate of...
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    When I get married I want my husband to be obese and I will be obese and when we have kids I will feed them all the time and make sure they are the fattest in there school and that...
    Gain1234 Gain1234 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    However I do want the wedding or maybe just the cake. I don't want to settle down in the traditional sense. As with kids I don't want a husband either and I never have. I'm not...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I want my husband to love me again. I need him, he is my everything.
    Wanderer25 Wanderer25 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If you want help about friends, relations etc you can ask me I will definitely respond and give advice :))
    trueme0 trueme0 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I had an ex, who told me that I should forget my dreams to work, to pursue my dreams as architect and to continue my study. I would be just another hausfrau and cook for my...
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    I want him to see me... I want him to smile at me... I want him to stop me in the hall and say hi to me... Please look at me... Gasp... Our eyes meet... He nods his pretty little...
    stargazer2468 stargazer2468 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Oh my God. I feel like I'm craving for it. Like its a hunger. I just want to grab a knife and just slice my skin to ease the pain. Why? Just why? I want this to stop, I've been...
    CurvyBones17 CurvyBones17 16-17, F Nov 17

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    I wish I had a little sister , someone to look up to me. someone to love and cuddle and cherish me. I would play with her when she wanted , help her with homework , take her to the...
    tensai420 tensai420 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I struggle with this everyday. I want help but I refuse to take antidepressants again
    lilellie415 lilellie415 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am new here. I have read a few posts and seems people on here are pretty young. In sharing, I am in my 50s. I want to share that I just lost my mother a few years ago and...
    southsioux7 southsioux7 56-60, F 6 days ago

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    i'm really weird and lame. i'm pretty talkative if i know someone, but i'll never approach anyone i don't know. i spend most of my time on the computer playing games and just...
    DevaBus DevaBus 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    If you have read my story, you know I was the victim of domestic violence, I have decided to leave my husband, and need some help to get on my feet. Please take the time to look at...
    JustSymone JustSymone 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I can't stand myself at times. I'm selfish and cruel. I don't want to be those things but I can't help myself. I wish I could stop
    WearyBeautyLeah WearyBeautyLeah 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My Story I was born the second child to an immigrant family from Sicily. My Dad was the eldest of 7 children. His parents were hard working, respected, beloved, restaurant owners...
    joycealison joycealison 56-60, F Nov 8

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    I know it didn't come on suddenly, but my realization that it was true did. It was the moment another lie came spilling out of his mouth as freely as water through a hole. It wasn...
    PoisonedApplePrincess PoisonedApplePrincess 26-30, F Nov 7

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    I need help. Let me start off by saying I'm not a Jesus person, I don't go to church, I don't pray and all that but I do have morals, I have promises I made to myself long ago, I...
    ZoeandMax ZoeandMax 18-21, F Nov 5

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    fedupwithallofthem fedupwithallofthem 36-40, F Nov 11

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    moonchild0315 moonchild0315 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    To my future husband I want you to know this. Please never hurt me, never lay an unkind hand upon me. Please treat me like your equal. Know that I am submissive and will do...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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