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    Jrangapokere
    Junior Member
    Posts: 1
    Joined: Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:54 pm

    New beginnings

    Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:52 pm

    Hey guys

    Just wanted to put out there how gambling is such a big issue for not just myself but others out there aswell.Gambling for myself has been a major issue for myself and my family and now it’s at the point where my relationship is on thin ice..I know I need help and being on here seeing other people’s can hopefully help me on journey aswell

    Too the 100 day challenge 👍
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    How the F did I get here
    Senior Member
    Posts: 380
    Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:05 pm

    Re: New beginnings

    Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:07 pm

    Hey @Jrangapokere ,

    Welcome! You are in a good place to get support. Read the threads, even doing this helps. Hearing other peoples stories which you will find will in one way or another mirror your own story actually helps, I think it's because everyone in here gets you, I know no one in my life understand.

    Gambling is a really isolating thing and everyone in here knows what you are going through.

    Wish you all the best, you can do it!
    If you stuff up dust yourself off and try again, no matter how many times you do it, just don't quit trying to quit!
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    Calvin (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 518
    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:01 pm

    Re: New beginnings

    Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:06 pm

    Thankyou for your very welcoming message @How the F did I get here !

    Welcome @Jrangapokere

    I'm Calvin one of the facilitators.
    You've taken a big step in admitting to the gambling issue and also reaching out for help towards making changes.

    What would you say urges you to go gamble? Its helpful to identify these as then you can work towards better managing them. For example urges an be anything from: gambling due to stress, gambling to unwind/relax, boredom, anxiety, feeling depressed, chasing losses, its different for everyone.

    If you would like some further support along with the forums, you can contact the helpline to receive a referral for a gambling counsellor.
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