Monthly Archives: October 2010

Josephine’s Story

The Stock Market is Full of Ups and Downs My husband is a compulsive gambler in the stock market losing every single cent of the family’s savings.  Presently we are living on banks borrowings.  He has worked as a stock … Continue reading

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I Used to Be a Role Model

It’s hard living up to expectations of others and even harder to admit when gambling is controlling your life. Facing up to the truth and acknowledging what is really going on is one of the first steps to dealing with … Continue reading

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Anna Wants To Stop Gambling

Anna, a mother with a young son shares her gambling story… I have lied to my family about where I have been at night after work and my days off. After work I will go to the pub near work … Continue reading

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Lisa Shares Her Story

Lisa says… I have been gambling for a very long time. At first it started as a game of fun but it seems to be my venting point when I feel stressed or require escape 😦 I went to the … Continue reading

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Young Gamblers

There are many forms of gambling that young men can become involved in.  You don’t have to be in your thirties, suited up on the race track or playing back room poker to a Kenny Rogers soundtrack to have a … Continue reading

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Ask Counsellor Sam

You might be wondering how to approach a friend and ask them if they have a problem with gambling? You could be thinking about calling Gambling Help but you aren’t sure what will happen.  Whatever you want to know, or … Continue reading

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Nat’s Story

Nat a 20 year old university student shared his story recently, gambling addiction does not discriminate, it can affect people of all ages and from all walks of life.   I never played the pokies until I was 20, then … Continue reading

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