I need to stop
Can anyone out there give me some encouragement on stopping? I've come to the end of my rope so to speak. I am waiting on my disability to be approved, and I've gone through my savings in a matter of 9 months, and I'm trying, really trying, to stop. The circle of gambling and then feeling guilt until the next time is terrible. It's amazing how the brain can trick you and tell you that it's alright to continue doing this and it just doesn't go away.
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I have posted on this site before about 6 months ago. I stopped because I started gambling again. I have stopped driving to casinos because it is way too far from where I live. But now, my new and almost worst addiction is online slot machines. It is so easy to access. I have spent all my paychecks on online gambling. I have used it as a way to deal with stress, boredom and to escape the reality...
After a month of no activity I have relapsed yet again. Not that pissed but still it could have been avoided. I was in the casino for 5 hours instead of my usual 10-12 hrs.
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