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I Want to Help My Husband Stop Gambling

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    So I really need to stop gambling, I had so many plans on what to do with my wages all with good intentions but yet again wasted it, mainly on online slot games once I'm down I...
    themarve themarve 22-25 Sep 1

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    any ideas? she's 7 months pregnant and all of sudden her husband refuses intimacy. So frustrating!
    jeepin54321 jeepin54321 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 28

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    How I wish he wanted me as much as people I have never met.
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    I could use some help if anyone cares
    alphadecay alphadecay 26-30, F Sep 5

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    I'm using EP on my iPad, and the iOS app is no match for the full site. The site still forces me to open the App Store everyone I leave a page! I don't want the crappy app!
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I did it for my wife a few times. I sucked her friends neighbor and 2 girls watching hot
    CCstnt45 CCstnt45 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I detest my audible hallucinations the ones that belittle and make me stay up until approx 0420, no doubt I'll be up longer because they have nothing better to do. I'm tired nay...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm so thin! Turn me into a pile of fat!
    Jungybrungen Jungybrungen 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    So my husband recently opened up to me about wanting to watch me be pleased by another man. At first I couldn't believe he was asking me this. I felt like he didn't love me of he...
    KuriousKatttt KuriousKatttt 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I met my husband 13 years ago whilst I was working in a local newsagents. He was always there and was the boss's friend. He lived with his gf just 2mins away. He always talked to...
    Babybf Babybf 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I recently had a fight with a close friend and now she hates me and all the people I knew that knew here hate me now. I am often alone and now my friends who don't even know her...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 16-17 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I want help in deciding how to do this. I need advice.
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I want to help people but its hard. I can barely help myself. I have so many issues too. When I go to get some "me" time I end up leaving my friends to suffer alone. I feel so bad...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 22

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    help the victims of war in connection with the situation in Ukraine. please help ... we live in the village of Peter and Paul Fortress Miners Donetsk region, August 5 in the...
    ElenaTkachyk ElenaTkachyk 26-30, F Aug 24

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    Ok, I started high school about 2 years ago. On the second day of school I found my first high school crush. His name was Noah, and I slowly (much to my dismay) fell in love with...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F Aug 25

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    I love to argue and get heated and fight (verbally only) and my boyfriend hates to do those things more than anything. I always end up making him feel bad if i beg to fight and...
    yellowbelly23 yellowbelly23 16-17, F Aug 18

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    We've all had our ups and downs in life, and we've all had those tough, heartbreaking moments that just make you want to give up on everything. Those are the moments when you just...
    KarmaCycle KarmaCycle 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    All my life People call me a good person, they say that actions speak louder then words. They aren't aware of how close I am to the edge and how closer I get every day. I always...
    Emprosium Emprosium 18-21 Sep 1

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    1. My name is Lynette 2. I was born in South Africa 3. I lived in New Zealand for 6 years 4. I live in Perth, Western Australia 5. My favourite colour is green 6. I play the...
    lennyera lennyera 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't deal with this any longer. To see these young individuals subject themselves to the horror that is anorexia, well, quite frankly, makes my stomach churn. Anorexia is not a...
    MermaidCurry MermaidCurry 16-17, F Sep 5

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    I've never tried to call the crisis line ... But i'm wondering if it really helps to stop the suicide ?? Have any one here tried it ? What did they do to u on the phone? What can...
    oxoi oxoi 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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    I want a husband who is my best friend. I think the key to that is making friends first and giving it a lot of time.
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's so funny how you go for years scared to get pregnant then boom! Your biological clock starts ticking. I want to be pregnant so bad but I really want the husband. I want the...
    Prettygirl8726 Prettygirl8726 26-30, F 10 Responses Aug 31

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    I don't know what to do anymore. Last July I started talking to some guy. And we started going out in august. Things weren't that serious but we still dated. We broke it off bc...
    lonelygirl3011 lonelygirl3011 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Close We would appreciate to know why you're contacting? Do you want help along with your scheduling, or was there a problem with the web page? *A sizable deck, devoted to...
    Ardellaeh Ardellaeh 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    im having end of summer depression/sadness okay so for me summer is pretty much over and ive been feeling really down lately. Summer is always the high point in my life because I...
    Nick3600 Nick3600 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I'm really struggling to keep going today. I just want it to stop. Now. Please.
    Smithsfan Smithsfan 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 27

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    Well my cutting streak that was only happening because of people wanting me to stop and my family being around making me not cut is going to end today. Im kind of happy.... Or...
    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M Sep 5

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    I was married for 8 years to my first husband and it was a rocky marriage from day 1 I feel looking back now. My ex husband was always a flirt especially with the younger women and...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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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...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Sep 9

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    I would like to tell my story and see what you think of it. Been married for 7 years. My husband is an expat living in my country. My father gave us an apartment free to live in so...
    Gretasun Gretasun 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Life is too strange, ironic, and unfair. Life is strange because everything has a deeper meaning that we can't see, but it's always around us in every step we take. Life is ironic...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    I've been though a lot in my life and having people talk to me and help me though it has be so much help and i cant stop thanking them. So If anyone whats some to talk to Ill help...
    indigoangel3 indigoangel3 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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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 Aug 20

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    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 Aug 23

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    Ok to make this brief, my husbands stepsister is the person who introduced us. When I actually started going out with him she did a complete U-turn and became quiet nasty. By the...
    hopingformiracles hopingformiracles 22-25 1 Response Aug 17

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    I have only been married a mere 4 months and already I am feeling out of my comfort zone. I'm 33 and have one child from a previous relationship but this is my first marriage. My...
    Piperlou Piperlou 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Is it safe to induce milk after a miscarriage? I was 10wk 5d when I lost my bby, I was commencing my 11th wk when I underwent D&C My husband and I were looking forward to sharing...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Gambling has wreck havoc on my life. It stems from my depression that i have been suffering from since i was ten. I turned to gambling very heavily after losing my house and...
    feelinalone feelinalone 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I'm scared of my husband... who stalks me all the time... It's almost like I have to be with him and for him all the time... Not even a mall visit on my own is ok... I have a kid...
    Sreeme Sreeme 31-35, F 4 Responses