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Discussion in 'Other Substances' started by andrewjames, Jul 15, 2015.

  1. Coolkidhere

    Coolkidhere Community Champion

    This is a good perspective. You're just like my husband. He's very competitive and such a risk taker. When he was working abroad, he goes to casinos along with his mom. His mom is also a risk taker as she is a business woman. Like @Damien Lee mentioned, most enterpreneurs are risk takers. So they go to casinos and end up losing more money in the long run.
  2. lalabee21

    lalabee21 Active Contributor

    God, gambling is dangerous. I come from a gambler family and I’ve been playing since I was very young. I love playing online poker and let me tell you that it’s tough. I’ve never done drugs in my life, but I think I understand why people have so much trouble quitting. You feel this rush when you’re playing and it’s very hard to lose a lot of money and stop playing. But it’s also hard to win and decide it’s enough and stop playing. I used to play every single day, at least for a couple hours, but now I only play once or twice a month. Gambling causes emotional breakdowns when things aren’t going well, and unfortunately this is very often because of variance, so it’s hard to handle. I wouldn’t recommend anyone who has had addiction problems in the past to play poker or gamble.
  3. cowboyman

    cowboyman Member

    Yeah, people who suffer from gambling addiction get in trouble very often. There is such a type of person who get often in trouble with alcohol and drugs, they have weak psychology. But there is also another part of people who earn money with betting because if you are good at one sport, you can earn good money on it. There are also promo codes that help to earn more, for example.
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2020
  4. EddieS

    EddieS Member

    I used to have a few addictions like internet addiction and a mild gambling addiction too. At first I tried to refrain from gambling completely, but it only made my addiction stronger. After long absence I gambled twice as more. So one morning I woke up and realized that actually gambling should never be my only interest in life. It can be a part of it, but it should not take all of that. Then I started to dedicate more time to writing articles about Android casinos and getting my bonuses for that. At the same time I started working on other interests in my life and created as many sources as possible: work, girls, sports, garden etc. The mechanics of all addictions is the same. There never should be a big focus on anything. Believe me if you have an addiction to sex or some person, it will eat you up equally. So work on your general personality traits that lead you to addiction.
  5. avalon_star

    avalon_star Member

    Gambling addiction is something very powerful!
  6. Dior1981

    Dior1981 Member

    I used to gamble a lot when I was a teenager. I must say I don't do it anymore. There are several things you can do to overcome gambling addiction. First of all, relax and focus on staying calm. Take some deep breaths to slow yourself down and refocus on what you can do now. Try to distract yourself with an activity to keep calm, such as a shower or a bath, or you may read a book, cook or watch a TV show to stop thinking about gambling. Of course, you can always go to and play some poker or other great games that will help you forget about gambling, but the most important thing I believe you must do is to believe that you can overcome it.
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2021