A common issue that most people face is trying to recall how much money they have lost over a lifetime. When somebody loses they tend to think ,“I’ve just lost $500”, when instead, they should be thinking “I’ve just lost another $500. I am now down $x…[replace with total loss]”. It's quite easy - and scary … Continue reading How much money have I really lost on gambling?
This is a question that comes up a lot when talking about problem gambling. It’s something counsellors are asked when people are trying to work out if someone they care about has a gambling problem and if they should intervene, and something people ask themselves if they’re starting to think gambling isn’t so much fun … Continue reading How much gambling is too much?