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  • A habit worth knocking

    For people making and maintaining change in their gambling. Connect, ask questions, offer advice, and share your story in here. If you are new to the site drop in and say hello!
    ryan1019
    Junior Member
    Posts: 19
    Joined: Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:43 pm

    Re: A habit worth knocking

    Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:20 pm

    I can fight this, ill will use my freebies as an entertainment to get through - i got to a platinum card so quickly at crown and thats the extent. Im happy to go down a level and even more. There is some hard yards to get through though from stresses of work and drinking.
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    BrittV (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 485
    Joined: Mon May 14, 2018 11:40 am

    Re: A habit worth knocking

    Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:42 pm

    Hey ryan hows things going!?
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    Sadly, it's my last week as Community Manager. Wishing everyone all the best!
    ryan1019
    Junior Member
    Posts: 19
    Joined: Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:43 pm

    Re: A habit worth knocking

    Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:37 pm

    Have managed to save a portion last month my plan is to save if i can 2k a month and use my freebies and free drinks and go with a responsible friend when i play. This weekend i just want to chill out.
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    ryan1019
    Junior Member
    Posts: 19
    Joined: Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:43 pm

    Re: A habit worth knocking

    Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:07 pm

    Yet again i played more than my limit even using a cash advance on the credit card so stupid. Have made proper payments to pay the cc off and make sure all bills accounted for. But with the havit I couldn’t afford an holiday or even new furniture where other people can with ease. Time to start again this crazy clock.
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    Calvin (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 455
    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:01 pm

    Re: A habit worth knocking

    Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:22 pm

    hey @ryan1019

    Sorry to hear that. Its always hard experiencing a lapse. It can take some time and a few setbacks as long as you reflect on these times and learn from them to prevent it from happening in the future.

    How have the last few days been for you?
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    ryan1019
    Junior Member
    Posts: 19
    Joined: Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:43 pm

    Re: A habit worth knocking

    Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:21 pm

    Went again today, suggested to my friend another friend has been 7 months gamble free as some sort of inspiration. He said “no fun in life just have a punt” understand his point when life is short
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    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1786
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: A habit worth knocking

    Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:40 am

    Life is short ,that's for sure, so why spend it being shackled to gambling??.
    You were reaching out to this friend,don't succumb and stay strong..
    The wins are smaller than the losses and bring fleeting joy..
    Being gamble free brings constant happiness
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    gzy3
    Member
    Posts: 91
    Joined: Thu May 09, 2019 3:39 pm

    Re: A habit worth knocking

    Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:14 pm

    Hi @ryan1019 , as pamela said you can learn from your setback and only look toward the future.
    How would your gambling free life look for you?
    Keep the picture in your mind and also us updated how you are doing!
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