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What are YOUR needs? (Part One: Laying the groundwork)

My therapist was a big proponent of the Nonviolent Communication approach. No, I never got around to reading the book, but he basically summed it up as sincerely asking the question, “What are your needs?” 1,071 more words


Do You Know About Compulsive Gambling Addiction? Just Some Facts . . .

Hello Recovery Friends and Welcome All,

So what is compulsive addicted gambling the disease? It IS:

Yes, gambling addiction is a real disease. I say it all the time, and I won’t stop saying it until we get this addiction known far and wide. 1,342 more words

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Financial Adviser Gets 25 Years In $13M Fraud

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota investment adviser has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for defrauding investors of millions of dollars.

Forty-two-year-old Sean Meadows of Eden Prairie was sentenced Friday in federal court in St. 104 more words


AFL Footballer Brent Guerra's Gambling Hell

In line with previous posts, this story today reinforces what David Schwartz warned the AFL recently.  I think it is great that Guerra can be so open about his past problems, as there are many out there struggling with gambling addiction and to have a high profile ex-AFL player tell their story may encourage others to seek help if they feel their gambling is getting out of control. 1,902 more words

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Nothing stopping me now

Well, I’m back home. Finally finished off my schooling and now…?

Now what?

It’s weird. After making this blog, I gambled $25 on the way home. 297 more words


Reformed gambling addict David Schwarz warns of major gambling problem amongst AFL players

I remember reading these articles about a month ago, and was thinking about it again on the weekend with the bye in the AFL, as Richmond weren’t playing.  1,172 more words

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