Problem Gambling Telltale Signs
When might gambling be a problem? Are there any situations or tell-tale signs that I can look out for?
If you find any of the following statements describe you or your lifestyle, you may have a gambling problem:
Do you avoid work/important professional responsibilities due to gambling?
Is gambling affecting your home life?
Is gambling affecting your personal/business reputation?
Do you ever feel guilt after gambling?
Do you ever find yourself gambling to earn money to pay back existing gambling debts/personal debts?
After you win an amount of money, do you feel compelled to chase the next win?
Have you ever sold any properties or assets to fund gambling?
Do you find yourself reluctant to hand over money you could use for gambling on everyday expenditures?
Do you have difficulty sleeping after gambling/playing poker?
Have you ever considered self-destructive behaviour as a result of gambling, be it from success or failure?
Does gambling ever affect your opinions regarding the welfare of your family?
Do you ever find yourself gambling long after the allotted time you had put aside for playing?