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’m usually alone on Mondays because it’s daughter’s husband’s day off, Sundays and Mondays, that is. Her husband is an executive chef, so he always works nights. My husband usually works days, but right now he’s working a swing shift. I don’t work. So this is alone time, free time. Of course there’s always housework, blah! lolBefore I became addicted to gambling I hated...
I'm finally ready to admit that my addiction has taken over my life, again. I went almost eight years without gambling or drinking then in 2015, my 25 year old nephew died of a drug overdose, my son got sent back to prison for doing meth and my business was falling apart. Stressed out, I started driking again which, of course, led me right back into the casinos. My son was released from...