• yolobud2017 posted a new activity comment 3 weeks, 6 days ago

    Hi Amy,
    I have the same issue, slots are killing me. I thought I could control myself, but no, I keep doing the same stupid thing. I keep thinking I can win back some of my loses. Sometimes I do, but then I lose what I won back and then even more. I need help to get out of this trap. If I get through today, it will be 3 days in a row that I…[Read more]

  • yolobud2017 posted a new activity comment 4 weeks, 1 day ago

    I am very sad to hear your story. I have never tried gambling on the internet as I was afraid of how easy it could be. My curse is the casino and the freaking slots. Look for some apps that can block those sites on your computer. It is not easy to quit, even more difficult than I imagined. I hope your marriage survives, If my wife new I was…[Read more]

  • yolobud2017 posted a new activity comment 1 month ago

    I did not realize how freaking difficult it is to stop…. For me it is a journey and it starts by taking one step at a time…. I just threw away $600 this afternoon. Remember the feeling walking out of the casino with it all gone, we certainly didn’t have that feeling when we walked in… next time, before you walk in.. remember what is was…[Read more]

  • yolobud2017 posted an update in the group Group logo of CommunityCommunity 1 month ago

    I have tried to stop playing slot machines for over a year and a half. I can go for 2 weeks straight then lose $600 in one afternoon. I need some suggestions on how I can stop.

    • kenl replied 1 month ago

      Hi yolobud
      If I may suggest a few things I did back in 2002 when I finally hit my bottom and crashed.
      1 ) Ban myself from the casino 2 ) Started seeing a counselor 3) Started attending Gamblers Anonymous ( and after almost 18 years without a bet I still attend meetings. 4) Found a GA sponsor / mentor and 5 ) turned my control of money over to my…[Read more]

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