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What is Death?

To me death is freedom. I don’t know what is on the other side but I’m not scared. I imagine it to be peaceful or just nothing at all. To...

Wish I Was Numb

Feelings are just terrible. Why do I have to have feelings? I’m sure there must be good feelings sometimes but right now I can’t remember...

The dangers of the raffle!

It was the summer of 2016 and from memory about a year since I had attended the National Problem Gambling Clinic (NPGC) in Soho, London....

An Identity at Last

It’s the 3rd October 2017 and finally I have said it, “My name is Gillsy1002 and I’m a compulsive gambler” and “My name is Gillsy1002 and...

Kids v booze

How many times did I take my kids to the pub so that I could feed my addiction??? Best not to answer that one I think!!! My son would...

My morning routine

Every morning I wake up and think about how lucky I am to be waking up with the chance of being sober and gamble free for another 24...

Favourite addiction books? 

Hi all Since I stopped drinking alcohol and stopped gambling nearly 24 months ago I found reading a great way to pass the time, whilst...

We do have a choice

I have been off of a bet now for nearly 24 months. I am also an alcoholic and stopped drinking the day after my last bet. When I arrived...

Alcohol and Gambling, like tea and biscuits! 

So as well as an alcoholic I am a compulsive gambler. The compulsive gambling part of my story lasted about 5 years. The 5 years before I...

 
 

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