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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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