After being more than 2 years free from gambling activities, I noticed that I still have a huge problem with lying to my partner. It became a habit and somehow I can’t stop lying to my partner. Someone once said to me that for as long as you lied to your partner, expect them not to believe you for the same time after you stop lying. It will hurt when they question you when you are telling the truth, you will be surprised because you never even thought to lie.
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Gambling’s impact on families
Statistics say that 80% of Americans have tried gambling and 5% of those players will end up with a gambling addiction. The problem with statistics is you don’t know what it’s telling you. For me its’ just a number. It’s always only a partial representation of the thing you are trying to understand. I do not wantContinue reading “Gambling’s impact on families “
Letter to Money
I started an experiment at the beginning of this year where I wanted to listen to at least one book every month. So far I’ve listened 3 books in 2021.When I started my audiobook adventure this January, I didn’t have any high expectations. But one day I discovered interesting audiobook called “You are a badassContinue reading “Letter to Money”
Activities A Gambling Addict Can Do In Recovery
Gambling addiction often starts as a fun activity, and it can be adopted by anyone from any class and line of work. You start it as a form of entertainment, but it begins to root in your mind, and soon you find yourself addicted to it. Gambling addiction is just like any other form ofContinue reading “Activities A Gambling Addict Can Do In Recovery”
Part Two: My Partner is a Gambler
Written by my fiancé My fiancé agreed to write about how finding out about my addiction was for her. I think this is the only proper and honest way my readers can have the full picture on how a life of a family gets ruined by a gambling addiction. This is her side of ourContinue reading “Part Two: My Partner is a Gambler”
Why Gambling Is The Worse Form Of Addiction?
There could be thousands of reasons why people adopt gambling, and even psychologists don’t know why people gamble? It started as fun for some persons, and for some, it was meant to escape their sorrows. But in the end, the result was always the same; Gambling Stops Being a Diversion and Becomes Addiction. What keeps people stick withContinue reading “Why Gambling Is The Worse Form Of Addiction?”
How To Find Out Your Partner Is Gambling Addict and What Can You Do To Help
A Gambler Is Nothing But a Man Who Makes His Livings Out Of False Hope Reference: William Bolitho Take it from a person who had experienced the severe effects of gambling addiction- just stay away from this hellish play. It starts as fun, and as you indulge in it further, it becomes a nightmare. There is noContinue reading “How To Find Out Your Partner Is Gambling Addict and What Can You Do To Help”
What are the benefits of Group Therapy?
According to research by the Scientific American, around 2 million Americans have a gambling addiction. Around 1 in 165 men will experience gambling addiction in their lifetimes compared to 1 in 500 women. An estimated 98% of action gamblers are men. The number of people addicted to gambling is quite significant, and this is an actualContinue reading “What are the benefits of Group Therapy?”
Credit Card Ban Could Be The Solution
Online payments and loans are such an abstract representation of money. You can’t feel money in your hands, but instead, you just see some numbers that most certainly you cannot understand the value of as good as you would with cash. Betting online and paying with loaned money didn’t feel real for me. It feltContinue reading “Credit Card Ban Could Be The Solution”
Telling to My Fiancé
My life was amazing. I was working as a chef where the income wasn’t that good, but l managed to make savings and afford almost everything I wanted. I am ambitious and have always wanted to achieve a lot in my personal and professional life. If I had opportunity to study or take extra courses,Continue reading “Telling to My Fiancé”