15:04 05 February 2013
Gambling can be extremely addictive in many ways, it can even end up destroying every aspect of your life.
Here’s why you should avoid gambling:
It is financially detrimental
Many people after getting hooked with gambling found themselves extremely skint. As gambling can be addicting, players tend to sell all their possessions just to support their vice. In the end, they can find themselves penniless, with huge debt, and struggling to start all over again.
It takes away your focus
People can spend all their waking hours gambling; they are unable to find time for other aspects of their lives. This is the reason why compulsive gamblers lose not just their money, but also their friends, family, work, and hobbies.
A lot of people are more than willing to commit crime in order to support their gambling addiction. Some of them steal cash and valuables. Others in some instances have even been said to turn to domestic violence if they are unable to find the money they need to gamble.
It affects your health
It’s not a coincidence that compulsive gamblers have poor health. As they’re so focused on playing, they usually skip their meals and do not exercise. They are also more prone to emotional breakdown and stress when they are losing a lot of money.
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