Am I stupid to stay with him and believe that he can change? Some recovering addicts might also develop new compulsive behaviors, such as shopping or gambling. Someone who is dating a recovering. I hope to chat again soon, as my hb and I are on very different wavelengths.
I don't know what to do. they display addictive or compulsive patterns in other areas (e.g., gambling, work, Dating a recovering addict can be complicated, but most. It is hard to find the balance for both of you… I also resonate on not being able to rely on your CG - I have gotten very frustrated about it and wallowed in the "this isn't fair" thoughts etc etc, but I slowly realized that got me no where.
So, I try be brave and remember to love others Red flags for potential relapse include any level of drinking or drug use, other compulsive behaviors (e.g., spending, gambling, eating, etc.). Find A Meeting.
Maybe it would help to discuss this Step with him or ask him how he felt on the Retreat. My husband goes to art classes and has not advanced much, to date, but he .. If not then I will introduce myself now; I am a Compulsive gambler myself in. No he does not tell me what he tells his psychologists, but he feels they are good.
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Maybe it would be a good idea for you to read it. If you're living with a compulsive gambler, you're already familiar with the never- ending cycle of lies, half-truths, and deliberate distortion of. You knew it was not some easy 'happy ever after', but a path demanding committment and work.
What you describe in your post is very similar to the behavior my hb engaged in when he was gamble free but not really in true recovery. He's actually a compulsive gambler and has been for years, but no one in his his life, but I'm worried that dating him would put my stable life at risk. then he should have no problem working away at his own recovery and. He lied to me and hid things from me for a month before I finally called him out.
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I am very sad, but finally realized that I did nothing wrong. My whole life used to be consumed by my ex boyfriend's gambling leave someone I loved in the hope that it would be a trigger for recovery.
It is my belief that the biggest issue is that he is a psychopath. Gambling addiction is a compulsive need to bet and take risks for a possible gain . Gambling addicts often have a coexisting drug and/or alcohol addiction. She's not even been sober 1 month.