How long for the gambling counseling?
Actually, it maintains for half a year. But it depends on the situation of the gamblers.
Can pathological gambling turn back to social gambling finally?
No, if one becomes problem / pathological gambler, it is essential for him / her to avoid gambling again. Overestimation of the ability to control gambling will lead to relapse if the problem / pathological gambler expose to gambling again.
I began to stop gambling, but my wife still felt suspicious. What can I do?
Suspicion from family members is commonly found in the process of recovery. They felt hurt and anxious because you often told lies. Therefore, it is suggested that you should observe your behaviour that may cause suspicion and you share your difficulties and stress to her during non-gambling period so as to minimize her suspicion.
What can I do if I want to stop gambling but always failed?
If your want to quit gambling, first you have to consider why you want to quit. Do you accept to be a loser? Then, think more about how gambling affected your work, relationship, emotion, integrity and health. What is the consequence of continuous gambling? Finally, ask for professional advice. Through counseling, you may stop gambling gradually.
I want to get rid of gambling but I also want to chase the loss. What can I do?
If you want to chase the loss through gambling, the consequence will be losing even more. It is similar to every gambler’s experience. So, the best way to chase the loss is to stop gambling, repay the debt, work hard, and care your health. Then you would save more money. We believe it is the only effective way to chase money.
I am annoyed by my family members who always mention about my past gambling. How to deal with it?
If you are willing to stop gambling, we suggest that you can invite your family members to come for counselling together. It may enhance their understanding on you and release their pressure and emotions.
Is there no gambling problem if I have no debt?
It should be clarified that no financial problem and stop gambling are different issues. You should be aware the fact that if you have no money to gamble or willing to stop gambling. Otherwise, after repaying the debts, you will be back to a vicious gambling cycle.