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    Loveneverfails
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    Joined: Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:49 am

    Is there hope after rehab?

    Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:16 pm

    I don't know how to change my user name as love has failed me continually over and over.
    It should be "crushedbeyondbelief" as my husband of 25 years couldn't stop gambling for our whole marraige. He moved out 6 months ago, hit rock bottom and finally got some help and spent 5 weeks in a rehab place. He's been out for 5 weeks and apparently has not gambled or drank for 100 days and wants me to take him back. Is there hope? Because I don't think I could bear going through another traumatic experience if he ever relapsed. I just want stability and despite me being lonely, it's been great not having to take care of him and his issues and not sure if I can trust him again. I'd love to hear a "and they all lived happily ever after story" after rehab if it is at all possible.
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    Ducky89
    Junior Member
    Posts: 15
    Joined: Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:48 am

    Re: Is there hope after rehab?

    Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:32 am

    Hi @Loveneverfails , I'm Ducky89, one of the facilitators here on the forum.

    I'm so sorry to hear you're going through such a difficult time with your husband's gambling. What you're managing is so tough and there are no easy answers. Hopefully you're able to find a supportive community here on the forum and to hear about some strategies that other members have used when coping with a family member's gambling.

    Take care of yourself <3
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