I showed up early to the 3rd Monday 7pm meeting of local ga but for 3rd week in a row I was only person there
I have gambled for 14 days straight after 1st empty meeting
I hope tonight will be different for me as I intend to start a new streak of a more fulfilling life just wish I had someone to talk to as it has been hard to stop by myself
one minute I am sure I am done forever and an hour later I’m convinced I should go gambling how a person can change from one extreme to the other in an hour I can’t understand it simply doesn’t seem possible
I'm new to this group and have never joined a support group online. I have been a compulsive gambler since 2003, with a stint of abstenence for 4 years. I have been gambling again since 2014 and have not gotten myself in to as much trouble as I did before my abstinence. In 2004, I was actually forced to start going to GA because I committed a crime. It was part of my requirement for probation. I...
Three and one half years ago I was miserable, suicidal, emotionally, mentally, spiritually and financially bankrupt. My life was empty and meaningless. But somehow a tiny part of me realized I wanted to live and I wanted to be done with tears, fears and misery. The gambling treatment program, a great counselor, GA, and many tools and friends helped me to face the mess, deal with the monsters in...