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April 9, 2015
I am here because I need help to quit my addiction. Quick history on me i''m 33 and I have gambled since I have been 18. I hate to think of it but ive probs lost near 200k. More importantly I have lost my son who now lives in Canada with my ex fiance because of my lies covering up gambling. I have pushed my family to the limit, lost friends, let people down, stole, hocked my belongings and now I am at rock bottom.... again. For some reason I still have a spark to recover and be the best I can be. I am a primary school teacher and hold down a 2nd job at a bowling club so if I can get off the punt I do have the opportunity to get it right and I am grateful for that. Today I hocked the last of my belongings my tv for 100. spent 50 on essentials and put the other 50 in a pokie, had it up to 300 and still blew it. I am sick. I need to move on and be excited for life without gambling. This is a step in achieving that. I understand that there are people with the same illness, I hope we can help each other get better because if we dont... well... lets hope we dont get there.
May 12, 2015
Wez we do need to help each other. I am hoping by coming to this forum every night after work will stop me from wanting to go and play the machines. At this point in time i am at huge risk of losing my house which we are building because i couldnt stop myself and spent all our savings, and on top of that got 12k loans and gambled that. I am hoping that by talking to others will distract me, and helping each other knowing they feel the same will also distract me. If i dont do something now my husband will leave me and i will lose everything.
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