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    I just left my husband 2 days ago

    Sun Apr 02, 2023 6:00 pm

    Hi everyone,

    I’m new here. I’ve been married to my husband for 20 years. We’ve been together for 24 years and we have 2 beautiful kids together.

    2 days ago I left my husband because of his gambling. He has been gambling for the whole time we have been together. I just found out that he never actually stopped. He just hid it better. He had to borrow some money due to his gambling to hide it from me.

    I’m heart broken because we are now no longer together but I can’t see any other way out.

    Anyone out there with any advice? I’ve called gamblers help line and waiting for some counseling support.

    I feel awful for giving up on him but after 24 years of this I can’t see anything changing so I’m doing this for my kids and myself.
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    Re: I just left my husband 2 days ago

    Mon Apr 03, 2023 9:37 am

    Hi @Kintsugi,
    Welcome for joining us. I'm so sorry to hear you had to make such a difficult decision. It must be shocking for you to find out the gambling never stopped... You've done well in considering yourself and your children's well-being first. We are all here to support you through this, so don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions or even just looking for someone to talk to.
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