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    Danos2292
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    Posts: 17
    Joined: Thu Sep 01, 2022 8:13 pm

    Back again

    Thu Oct 13, 2022 6:57 pm

    After doing the best I have in years around 40 days the wheels fell off, stayed up all night last night going over $1000 up to $2000 down then ended up with 2 hours sleep and a horrible day regretting what I did, no idea what the trigger was as Ive had no urges at all till then :( all I can do is try again, I'm angry I have let myself and my partner down big time :(
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    Simba22
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    Posts: 12
    Joined: Thu Sep 08, 2022 4:03 pm

    Re: Back again

    Thu Oct 13, 2022 8:47 pm

    Hi @Danos2292, I'm sorry to hear you had a lapse last night and that it affected your day today. Good on you for reaching out and persisting on your journey to the best version of yourself, and I hope you and your partner can be forgiving and understand this can happen. You mentioned that you are not sure what your triggers were, if you ever feel the urge to gamble and want to have a chat about it you can always call the National Gambling Helpline on 1800 858 858, where you can talk to a Gambling counsellor 24/7.
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    Pikachu
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    Posts: 328
    Joined: Wed Jun 08, 2022 3:48 pm

    Re: Back again

    Mon Nov 28, 2022 10:09 am

    Hey @Danos2292,
    I want to check in with you to see how you are doing since your last post. Do you have some extra support available?
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    Renee
    Junior Member
    Posts: 2
    Joined: Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:00 pm

    Re: Back again

    Sun Dec 04, 2022 10:34 pm

    Hi Danos, sorry that you’re struggling. I too am one to stay up all night and have no not very little sleep and then go through the motions of the morning and have a rough day at work. All while also feeling insane guilt for gambling and losing money.
    I hope we can both work through this and look after ourselves better soon. Good work for posting
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