I Want To Quit Gambling

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    Dantescircle Dantescircle
    36-40, M
    Sep 1, 2014

    I Realize I Have A Problem.

    About two years ago I had a career working for the nation's largest wireless provider making a good living. There was no need to worry about what things cost or if I needed the money to go out and do something, I always has money to spare and tons of it. I started to use my extra...
    lorenzio lorenzio
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2010

    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 returning from afghanistan. It became a coping mechanism from the constant that i faced from being rejected by women to being alone. At first...
    feelinalone feelinalone
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 1, 2014

    I Wish I Could Stop - I Hate Myself For Gambling

    Hello, I am 34 years old still living at home with my parents. I am single and have no savings whatsoever. It seems like everytime I get my small paycheck I get excited just to use the money to go gambling.I am ashamed to tell anyone my problem. Everyone thinks I am this strong...
    cdaman cdaman
    36-40
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2013

    My Gambling Problem

    I'm 19 years old and I'm a gambling addict. It started when i was 18, one day i have walked past a casino, on that i have won. I have gone more and more everytime i get money of my parents. I feel really bad spending my parents money knowing that they have worked hard for that...
    juspher18 juspher18
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 16, 2013

    I am turning 44 this year.

    I have lost everything to gambling. A high paying job. A beautiful young wife. A good credit record. I have not had a job for the past year. I am always asking friends and family members for loans. My wife left me with our kids 6 years ago. When I gamble I just can not stop...
    gambler1126 gambler1126
    41-45, M
    Oct 15, 2015

    I am addicted to gambling

    and i hate it. I don't know how to get out of this addiction. Im nearly broke and i still keep on gambling, its horrible. I must stop this. I don't want to end up selling my stuff just to have some money to play. Please help! Im so depressed right now and no one to talk to. How...
    diplomatsafe diplomatsafe
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 30, 2013

    I Can't Stay Away From Casinos

    I have been trying for about 2 years now, ever since it seems I started a losing streak. I am running the risk of losing my husband if I don't stop. He used to go to casinos with me, but back then I frequently won anywhere between $300- $1500, with an original 'donation' of about...
    sassyspy sassyspy
    36-40, F
    14 Responses Mar 27, 2011

    Broke As Hell!

    I can admit I love to go to the casino's. It started off as something to do on the weekends, go to the casino for a drink and lose 75 to 100 dollars. It was no big deal, as I use to make pretty good money owing my own business. But the weekends turned into any opportunity I had...
    wildera11 wildera11
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2012

    I think I'm growing addicted to gambling.

    I only tend to gamble online and have only betted at the shops twice and can't see it becoming much of a habit. I bet on football games as I feel it makes the games more exciting I bet about 50 quid every day but I only lose about 15 pounds of this on average and sometimes even...
    lawrencepa lawrencepa
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 19, 2014

    I just lost 2000$ last night at the casino .

    I was even up another 2000$ and I still couldn't stop myself from playing and ended up losing it all. I don't know why I can't just stop when I'm up?!??!!
    thinlinee thinlinee
    26-30, F
    Dec 19, 2014

    Gambling Made Me Depressed

    I am 24 this year and I have lost so much money in gambling that I hate myself as much as gambling. I would have a much better life and much less troubles if I did not gamble. It all started 3 years ago when I started in stock trading. Stock trading without research is no...
    thewilson thewilson
    22-25, M
    10 Responses Nov 28, 2010
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