How an informal society has altered a recovery process in accordance with the special needs of problem gamblers This paper discusses how Gamblers Anonymous (GA) members approach the 12 Steps of recovery, originally advanced by Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) as a spiritual solution to alcoholism. GA’s approach finds unique expression in its fourth step, which in …∞
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Image via Wikipedia An alcoholic or addictive relationship may be marred by abuse. This symptom list may raise ones awareness of the problem. There are many signs of an abusive relationship. The primary sign is fear of your partner. Other signs include a partner who belittles you or tries to control you, and feelings of …∞
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Most compulsive debtors will answer yes to at least eight of the following 15 questions.
Dealt a bad hand: Pathological gamblers are also at risk for mental health disorders. Pathological gamblers are risking more than their money, they are also three times more likely to commit suicide than non-betters. A new Montreal inter-university study has shown these gamblers are also plagued by personality disorders. These findings, published in a recent …∞
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AA is not an institutional clearing program. It does not promise that we will receive suspended sentences, probations, or paroles. AA does not promise conditional releases, stays of proceedings, or the early releases from prisons or hospitals. AA is not a "dating game" nor is it a lonely hearts club or a place to find …∞
Sexual, spiritual, and financial predators in 12 Step Fellowships. Predators are members who take advantage of other members in various ways, such as: sexual harassment sexual attack stalking (physical, phone or cyberstalking) pressuring members to join a particular religious group borrowing money selling goods for personal gain offering investment schemes theft of group funds. While …∞
If we work hard at the 12 Steps suggested to us; We’ll be amazed at and proud of changes in our lives We’ll be freer and happier than we could imagine Our mistakes won’t haunt us We’ll feel calmer and more confident What we’ve been through will help us help others We’ll stop feeling stupid …∞
Emotional Sobriety Do you use substances or engage in compulsive activities to regulate your mood? Do you reach for something sweet, a couple of drinks, or a pack of cigarettes after a difficult day because you can’t unwind without them? Do you race to the stores to spend away the day’s frustrations or run around …∞
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Problem gambling is gambling to the extent that it causes emotional, family, legal, financial or other problems for the gambler and the people around the gambler. Problem gambling can get worse over time, and gambling problems can range from mild to severe. If gambling is affecting your life and you are thinking about change, …∞