Gambler's Anonymous has come up with 20 simple questions to help you determine if you might have a gambling problem.
Below answer each question honestly and keep track of your results. After you finished scroll to the bottom for your result.
20 Questions to spot the Warning signs that your addicted to gambling?
Do you lose time from work due to gambling?
Is gambling causing disturbance in your home life?
Did gambling tarnish your reputation?Do you feel remorse for gambling?Do you gambling to pay off debts?Did gambling decrease your ambition?After losing, do yo feel an instant urge to get back your loss?After a win, do you feel an instant urge to get back and gamble?Do you gamble until you go broke?Do you borrow money so you can gamble?Do you sell personal valuable to continue gambling?Are you reluctant to spend money on anything other than gambling?Do you pay less attention to your loved ones than before?Do you gamble longer than your expect?Do you gamble to free your mind of stress or worries?Have you considered suicide do to losses from gambling?Do you lose sleep because of you gambling habits?Do day-to-day arguments and minor disputes ignite urges to gamble?Do you feel like celebrating any achievement by gambling?Have you ever caused your self shame and personal dis-respect due to your gambling?
If you answered 7 or more of these with a Yes or maybe, than you may have a gambling addiction problem.
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