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I find it very frustrating because I am not ashamed of being sober. And furthermore, do you have any suggestions that I could use to make people feel more at ease with my sobriety? Americans in general claim that they accept that alcoholism is a disease, and accept AA.
But, it seems many don’t want it to touch their lives.
Other types of gamblers experience slow, subtle deterioration.
That they stretch the truth or tell outright lies is an understatement.
Gambling addicts, even after disastrous losses, bankruptcy and financial ruin, legal problems, deteriorating family and personal relationships, will often steadfastly maintain that they don’t have a gambling problem.
Gambling becomes a problem when you continue to gamble despite negative consequences.
Many gamblers go through difficult and even life-threatening experiences before they ask for help.
AA has done such a good job of selling alcoholism as an uncontrollable disease, maybe people believe that you can just slip off (like Lee Remick in Days of Wine and Roses) into oblivion.