About seven years ago I met a woman addicted to gambling. I was eighteen at the time and had heard of gambling being addictive but didn’t know much about it. After hearing my friend’s story of not being able to leave the casinos for days at a time even though her son was waiting at home, I understood a lot better.
Life can be overwhelming at times. Financial problems, work problems, bad news from the doctor, conflict with your boyfriend/girl friend. This struggle can go by different names: depression, anxiety, stress, a sense of hopelessness, or an “I wanna hide in a hole” feeling - fear
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