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        Hi.  Just wanted to tell what has happened to me so I can help someone else who may need it.  I started online gambling with slots a couple of years ago and it has progressed to where I can't stop (addiction).  I don't have any other addictions and I'm 59 years old.  It is too convenient to be able to access this from home.  It could ruin my life and my marriage if I continue so this is what I'm doing about it.  I've contacted every casino that I can possibly use and I've asked them to block me from there site because I have an addiction.  They all have honored my wishes.  I also know that you can purchase Gamblock (search on google for it) and for very little money they can block all online gambling from your computer. 
        This is all very recent and I still try to find sites that I'm not blocked from but I'm trying to recover and I hope that none of you go through this but I'm certain that I can't be the only one. 
        Take care and God bless you all.
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        Hi Janie,

        I'm sorry i did not see this post...i have replied to you under "online gamblin as a living" please read it.....God Bless you hun...your gonna make it!!!!!!!!!!!

        Also tell all your friends and family...they will be instrumental in helping you along the way.

        Also there is a link at the very bottom of the page on the forum for Gamblers Anonymous...call hun.

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        "Today, most of the good people are afraid to be good. They strive to be broadminded and tolerant. It is fashionable to be tolerant but mostly tolerant of evil and this new code has reached the proportions of demanding intolerance of good."
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        That is about the only saving grace one can do, when they go too far.

        Funny how the casinos want you to play but when it comes to it being an "Addiction" they'll do everything they can to stop you.

        Good job there Hon, the desires will be strong to go back..Always

        As it was said in GA meetings;

        "No matter how many years go by, you'll only increase the last bet time. The next bet is just as close as it was before"

        Good thought to live by.

        (No, don't ask how I know this, it's self-explanatory)
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        Thanks for sharing Janie, we all have our own addictions, since this isn't AA, I really don't want to talk about mine.  I am glad you realized how bad it was for you and found that site before it ruined any part of your life hun.  I will keep you in my prayers.


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        Janie333, you made the first step in the right direction..admitting it to yourself and then acting on it..you will do great..and feel free to keep all of us here informed on you way to recovery..were one big family here. wishing you the best.

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        Janie333:
              I appreciate your story, and your honesty with us. We are all like a family here and when one is struggling we all feel it.
                I will keep you in my prayers.
                      Do come back and tell us how your doing...please....
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