Welcome! This is a secure and conﬁdential place where you can talk to others who are concerned with their own gambling or that of a loved one.
We rely on all members to help keep these discussion forums a safe place for people to share and view information. To do this, we request that all members comply with our Community Guidelines as well as our Member Terms.
You will require a login to post on the forums and there are terms and conditions to take part.
October 13, 2016
I know I have a gambling addiction and it's making me feel totally depressed. Over the last 10 years I have lost many thousands of dollars on the pokies, mostly online and also at a pub. It's money I have worked hard for and I hate what I'm doing but I just can't seem to stop. I've been able to hide my situation from my family and I know my wife will be devastated if she found out. I feel so disgusted with myself. I'm going to seek help from GA and just pray that this terrible disease will go away.
February 13, 2014
Thanks for your post - it sounds like it has been a rough time for you and you're feeling really motivated to make some changes and get some help - well done! GA can be great for getting some support from people who are going through something similar. How has it been reading through the other posts on the forum? As always, we are here to talk to as well if you would like some advice from a counsellor over the phone or face to face.
I can hear that this has really affected you but I'd like to commend you for reaching out - sounds like a cliche but it really is the first step. Please check back in whenever you'd like to let us know how you're going and share your story.
all the best,
Most Users Ever Online: 53
Currently Browsing this Page:
Biggest Loser: 8
Guest Posters: 0
Newest Members: Carmenneuts, Waynesal, ReginaUtiva, mariannekw69, olgaDiutt
Administrators: ntechmedia: 5, chris: 0, lennyntech: 0, GH Admin: 77