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Hi

I am Tyger79 and i'm a compulsive gambler.
So i havent gambled since Dec 2016  Smile

I also havent been to a meeting since as i been buzy with work.

To tell you the truth the meetings r not working for me i just dont get it Undecided

But i will be attending a meeting next time i am free...

maybe one day i will get it Undecided
Hey Tyger79,

To be honest, it took me years to finally "get it" but I would much rather spend the time at a meeting trying to understand, than to go back to gambling.

One day at a time

Simmo
(10-04-2017, 03:47 PM)Simmo Wrote: [ -> ]Hey Tyger79,

To be honest, it took me years to finally "get it" but I would much rather spend the time at a meeting trying to understand, than to go back to gambling.

One day at a time

Simmo

yeah i guess one day i wil get it
Thanks Simmo
How are you getting on Tyger79, have you been going to meetings?

One day at a time

Simmo
(05-07-2017, 04:40 PM)Simmo Wrote: [ -> ]How are you getting on Tyger79, have you been going to meetings?

One day at a time

Simmo

hi simmo sorry for the late reply.

no i havent been to meetings for a long time now:S
but thanks for the insight i will go next time i am free and hopefully maybe 1 day i will get it
(10-04-2017, 05:23 AM)Tyger79 Wrote: [ -> ]Hi

I am Tyger79 and i'm a compulsive gambler.
So i havent gambled since Dec 2016  Smile

I also havent been to a meeting since as i been buzy with work.

To tell you the truth the meetings r not working for me i just dont get it Undecided

But i will be attending a meeting next time i am free...

maybe one day i will get it Undecided

Hi

I myself have only been to two meetings in a year.

My health issues would cause serious damage.

When I could not get to GA meetings I would call in to some AA meetings.

I would identify I was a member of GA and often found AA members were also involved with GA.

Once we stop talking about being in action of any unhealthy sort.

It was then I could talk at an emotional some what level about how vulnerable I was and ask some in depth questions.

I found often that meetings would cause more questions than answers.

Chats after meetings would go on for some hours.

Often on one to one basis.

Some people will feel threatened by people asking in depth some questions.

Getting lists of members are a great help when you feel vulnerable or are not sure how to deal with certain things.

Even to this day I stay in contact with members in England and I have not been there for over 17 years.

Any way do take good care of your self.

Dave L

AKA Dave of Beckenham.