Take measures to ensure your own finances are safe from your husband's gambling. For example, create a separate bank account, if you haven't already. If your husband is willing to accept help, work together to restrict the amount of access he has to the family's money. Individuals with gambling addictions develop a knack for begging for money, using everything from blunt threats to subtle.
Brush you off when you try to talk to him; Act emotionally detached from you; Abandon most, if not all, responsibilities both in the household and elsewhere, such as at work; Become angry and accusatory when you try to talk to him about his gaming, telling you to quit nagging or that you don’t understand; If these fit your husband’s behavior and attitude, he likely has a gaming problem.
I am under a lot of stress myself due to Covid and my husband and my business being shut down. I am not going to watch over her and try to stop her from gambling evety night. I am not going to watch over her and try to stop her from gambling evety night.Do not trust anything he says, especially about his finances and gambling. An unpleasant side effect of compulsive gambling is compulsive lying. Put yourself first right now. Your husband is in the grip of a terrible illness, he will not stop, it will get worse, no matter what he says. He needs to attend GA. It will need to be a long term.From what you’ve described, there’s a chance your husband may be dealing with a gambling addiction. This can not only be difficult for him, but also for you, his partner. You clearly want to help him, but may be unsure how to support him in his recovery.
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Pick a time to confront your spouse when you are calm and can talk without distractions. Express your concern about his gambling, but do not be confrontational. Be prepared to provide specific examples of how his gambling has negatively impacted both of you. For example, maybe he called in sick to work or neglected to spend time with you and other loved ones because he was gambling. His.Read More