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RE: Need Help - smartie - 17-09-2015

Its a difficult choice isn't it? Go to night school or go to GA?

I had a similar choice myself a long time ago and I chose GA....

Other steps failed to work and I constantly kept returning to gambling...

My life was teetering on the edge....literally

Suppose it depends how desperate you are to stop gambling.....what else you've tried??

Look at the 'tools that help me stop gambling' page...

Lots of suggestions there...

Smartie xx


RE: Need Help - LewB - 17-09-2015

Hello Louis    Please understand that any help we offer here is going to involve your getting to a f2f meeting. Thats where it all starts for people like us. Am fairly certain that you do not go to night school 5 nights per week.  Perhaps you could get to a meeting in another town if night school clashes with the GA meeting in your town. The point is that you have to make an effort even if that effort requires you to travel to a meeting. There are also some meetings that are held during the day. There is a list of all the meetings in England on this site with days and times. Check it out. There are no miracles here. Recovery requires hard, diligent effort on your part. But the effort will be fruitful and outstanding. I know that for a fact. It has been for me. All the best.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lew B-Woodbury Monday


RE: Need Help - smartie - 18-09-2015

I very much understand the progressive nature of gambling....it can be incredibly deceptive....

Have you checked out your nearest meeting so you know where / when it is or alternative if night school is on that night your nearest after that?

Like I remind myself GA gives me an option of a new life but i have to take it on board...

Keep in touch and if you have any further thoughts...feel free to share...

Smartie xx


RE: Need Help - smartie - 20-09-2015

Truth is with this addiction Dan that scenario is always possible...

Hence why its so important i remain vigilant....