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Postby Kazir В» 08.08.2019

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Today is my first day here. I was really suprised that so many people feel like they want to die after binge gambling. I am just shocked, I thought it was just me! Of all the things in my life I must say I've never felt lower than I do right now. I am being threatned with forclusure and I haven't been ontime with a bill in months. I have loved to gamble since I was a child. Pitching pennies was the start for me. What a blast! I played video poker in the bars at It's not legal but if you are known at the bar all you did was ask the bartender if they "paid out".

They took a note of your score on a little pad of paper, shut the machine off, then paid you out. Now you might get the impression that I have gambled all my life.

I made my first trip to Vegas 16 years ago when my sister paid for the trip. She got married and needed a sitter for her daughter. I got to play "Real" machines and loved it!

This went on for a few years, the annual trip, Controlled, fun, hoping for a big win. About 16 years ago the "boats" open in Indiana. I had offers to go but declined. I knew I didn't have the money to spend and somehow I knew I liked it too much. This changed about 5 years ago when a group of work friends were going and invited me along. I was hooked! It started with going times weekly after that. I started racking up debt but refinanced my home, took a home equity loan, and built a great credit record.

Credit card companys gave me ten - twenty thousand dollar limits and cash advance checks with no interest for a year. I would gamble, get crazy, then cover it with a check. I think the real problem gambling started about 4 years ago.

I won ten thousand dollars. Like every other gambler I was going to do great things with it. It lasted about a month. I paid some debt, gave some to my daughter, and blew the rest. In the last 4 years I got about eighty thousand dollars in debt, all credit cards.

You would have thought they would have cut me off. I knew just how to move that debt so it was building my credit up. I find that I barely make enough to pay just the basics.

I was living on those credit cards. I started working a second job but I don't have any money for food and gas this week. I spend money that I need to pay bills. My daughter has been helping me out, not realizing she's been supporting my habit. I lie, sneek around, avoid family and the few friends I have in order to gamble.

I know I have to quit, I have never tried before. I keep thinking I can go back to the yearly trip to Vegas but I know that's folly. I don't want to ban myself because I want my free hotel rooms and steak dinners.

I know this is false, they have never given me a thing, I paid for it all and then some! This is the start of my journey. I don't want to EVER feel this way again. I am ashamed and just want to hide from it all. I planned to try a meeting today. I am making excuses and won't make myself go.

Thats a trigger time for me. I won't gamble today. Tomorrow I work both jobs and won't have the desire then either. Wednesday is a problem. You all sound like friends. I hope to be in your good company too. Thanks for reading my book!

Hi bettie, Well I just read your post. I have been coming here since Jan I hate to say it but I woke up on sunday feeling the same way. I have felt so bad so many times but continue to end up at the casino just one last time. It doesnt work bettie. This site has really been a great outlet for me. Its my only outlet as I have not yet shared my "secret" to anyone. Not even my husband of 30 years.

I know from all the support and helpline that it is so important to tell the truth. Not just about the cg problem but all the lies that go with it. I will get to that point I am just taking a while to come to terms with just telling myself. It is great that you have realized you need some help. This is a GREAT place to come, share, vent, and unload all those scary hopeless feelings that go with the gamblin binge.

My story is long as I am sure yours is to, but the bottom line is we both have a problem. A problem that can only be fixed by going through all the GA steps and that includes admitting we have a problem. For some of us it takes longer than others and everyones bottom is different. Bankruptcy, foreclosure, loss of jobs, friends, and most of all our dignity seems to be shared by all. So when I start thinkin I am not like everyone here, I am different, I remember how my life has spun out of control like everyone else here, and it isnt coincidence.

It is the consequences of being a cg. I hope you keep comin back and share. There are so many great people here to help us through this. It really is a great start for you so dont give up, dont beat yourself up any longer. I have learned that I should not think about what I have done but what I am going to do to move on and stop the madness. Wishing you were dead is a scary thought. It freaks me out that I have gone there in my head more than once. Just remember that those same strong feelings are tellin you to make a change.

Not next year or next month or even next week. Just for today bettie. Start today! Best wishes.. I feel the same way Betty. My dad was a gambler I grew up at the horse track. I have gone through tens of thousands of dollars, I have bounced checks I am late on my mortage I am scared to death that this demon is taking over.

I cant believe the high I get from gambling its like speed. I get all all fuzzy with a big win then just piss it away. My skin crawls when the money goes down I bark at my kids. I am so ashamed : I really wish I had never found online casinos.

Here on the forum you can share your experiences in a safe, supportive and non-judgemental environment and by reading others stories am sure you will see that you are very much not alone in the issues that you describe.

Please click here to see our services page, feel free to use all that this site can offer For one to one chat you may want to try the live advice helpline. Click "connect" when these options become available. Take Care Harry"You may never know what results come from your actions. But if you do nothing there will be no result".

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Postby Bralar В» 08.08.2019

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Postby Maura В» 08.08.2019

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Postby Medal В» 08.08.2019

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Postby Kazragor В» 08.08.2019

My brain is exausted but I will post the details tomorrow. Well this looks like another long post. The slot machine gamblling like my substitute lover, nonjudgemental, takes what he wants, then tosses me aside!

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Postby Vigal В» 08.08.2019

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Postby Faejora В» 08.08.2019

I am on link 5 it feels good although some of the emotions have been overwhelming. Just for today bettie. You are right. I have had the privilege of working with Mr. I was down, or I was tired and cranky and wanted to be left alone, or I was happy and celebrating something.

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