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.
In 2011 I got married after being a widow for a while..... A few months after we got married, my new husband suggested we visit a casino about 1.5 hours away. Until then, I didn't even know there were casinos that close to me, because I had never been in one. I remember that first trip very well. Between us, we spent about $60. Fast forward seven years and we both are full...
From growing up with my mom and dad who were alcholics. I never thought I would be addicted to gambling, smoking, and I am also CoDependent. I hit rock bottom almost 10 years ago. Got into trouble and it scared the living crap out of me. It opened my eyes and of course my family was by myside. I stopped gambling, and I stopped smoking. I even found a partner to show me the right way. She comes...