After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. I suspect the person I am currently dating is a gambling addict.The last three times we have had lengthy discussions, he has brought up betting on football.But before you put yourself in a position to fall for an addict, there are a few things you need to know: For anyone considering dating an active addict, it is important to realize that love cannot conquer addiction.Addiction takes priority over everything – you, children, career, financial security, even one’s own freedom.
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Now I have known people who bet in football pools or other forms of gambling - and I have done it myself - but it has always been the sort of thing that comes up in conversation once a year.
I last saw this guy last Sunday, and as we watched football and chatted I learned he knew the line for every single game being played that day.