• poutine posted an update in the group Group logo of CommunityCommunity 7 months ago

    I am a long term member of GA and I have over 15 years of abstinence from gambling. I know that I have an addictive personality. I have attended meetings in many cities in Canada. When I travel and can’t find a meeting, I go online to share with Gamtalk members. It is always available to me and meets my needs for contact with my fellow gamblers.

    • My dad was a gambler. My significant other has also an addictive personality, just not gambling. And I’m also surrounded myself with friends who are addicted to gambling. So I find myself in a new low. Today made me reach out to others who may have struggled

      • Thank you for your reply. To me it was ground-breaking to accept my addictive behaviour and in turn be able to identify it in others. I can only deal with my own personality and take measures to curb the urges. For me, the self knowledge was a relief and gave me the strength to get into recovery.