I'm new to the group and glad to take this step. I have been a bit heavy on the gambling front for a while, I won quite a bit but have lost quite a bit as well. When i was winning, everything was wonderful. When I'd lose, I'd find myself become irritable and then would walk away for a few days, a week, and go back to playing, "chasing the win" if you will. I'd go back and forth winning/losing etc. I'm tired of that routine and wasting time and money. I have a little ways to go to pay off my debt that I've incurred and looking forward to a fresh start. Any thoughts or words of encouragement would be greatly appreciated.
I have been trying to get on a good streak of recovery for a while. Years. Done 40 days without shoplifting. I drink too much some weeks too. I might hit 30 units a week.My psychiatrst/Doctor have given me two pieces of advice.One tell my wife Im still shopliftingTwo-give up the boozeI have diasgreed with both pieces for various reasons. If I told my wife -she would lie awake at night. I dont...
Tag, I’m it! My turn to post. I’m so grateful to have recovery in my life. Wow, that sounds kinda preachy, but please don’t take it that way. Yes, it’s spiritual, in that it’s been a self awakening for me. My tired heart opened up one day at a time and is still delighting me today, she always knew I could change if I really wanted to. And I want to. I find myself talking about...