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    Prince
    Junior Member
    Posts: 1
    Joined: Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:26 pm

    Payday

    Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:31 pm

    Hi
    Every payday I go to the casino I don't win and its starting to add up, next week I get paid help advice or strategies appreciated if you have been affected what did you change TIA
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    sherpa09 (facilitator)
    Member
    Posts: 44
    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:00 pm

    Re: Payday

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:18 am

    Hi Prince,

    Sherpa09 here (one of the moderators on the forum).

    Welcome to the forum!
    When you get strong triggers such as a payday, its important to find a distraction for 15-20mins until the urge subsides. Distraction can be in many forms, for some people it can be exercise, reading a book or even contacting one of our gambliers help counsellors on 1800 858 858. Hope this helps...

    Well done on reaching out and look forward to future posts.

    Sherpa09.
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    Mona58
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1026
    Joined: Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:44 am

    Re: Payday

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:28 am

    Welcome to the forum Prince

    Instead of walking to the Casino ... walk home. Leave your cards home on payday only carry very little cash... like $20 for lunch. Changing the routine is hard and confusing but over time it gets easier. Make payday a different day .-the next day or day after.

    Mona (18 months GF)
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    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius
    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1676
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: Payday

    Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:45 pm

    I agree with Mona..limit your cash..leave your cards at home
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    cardofhearts
    Junior Member
    Posts: 12
    Joined: Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:20 pm

    Re: Payday

    Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:51 pm

    It’s super hard when you gamble online and all your cards are saved to the website :(

    But I deactivated my accounts last night and I hope I can push through and commit to stop gambling. :D
    3 x

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