Do You Have a Gambling Problem?

Do You Have a Gambling Problem?

Compulsive gambling is one of those habits that easily slip under the radar mainly because, unlike drugs or alcohol, it doesn’t have a direct physical side-effect. The real problem is evident in one’s finances and since bank accounts and financial records are not easily assessible, other people don’t notice until it is too late. Nevertheless,…

Major Obstacles On The Gambling Addiction Recovery Journey

Major Obstacles On The Gambling Addiction Recovery Journey

Recovering from problem gambling is a challenge to many people. It takes time commitment and resources as well.  The time one takes to recover fully depends on the personality, gambling phase, and the approach. The following are the major obstacles during the recovery journey. Relapse Many people go back to their old habits after one…

Why Electronic and Internet Gambling are the Most Addictive

Why Electronic and Internet Gambling are the Most Addictive

Staking chances despite the uncertainty of outcomes in an event is the main attribute of gambling. However gambling comes in my forms and types some of which include: Pokies (poker machines or Electronic Gaming/gambling Machines), Betting on the horses, Sports betting, betting, Social, Casino and Lottery games. While gambling, in general, can be very addictive,…

Gambling: Steps to Recovery from Addiction

Gambling: Steps to Recovery from Addiction

Gambling affects people differently. Some are unable to maintain a normal balance in their lives after they start gambling, while it hardly affects others. It is an established fact that compulsive gambling is a progressive illness. It could take a devastating toll on an individual’s life, leading some to lie, steal, blow through their savings…