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Joined: Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:37 pm
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State/Province/Country: El Dorado Hills, CA
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Hi everyone,

I am also a new member. I still am not abstinent. Much less usage but I know I cannot do it in moderation.
I have had difficulty navigating the system so I am hoping this post does land in the right place.
Thanks


Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:53 am
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Joined: Sat May 17, 2014 3:06 pm
Posts: 886
Location: Charlottesville
State/Province/Country: Virginia
Welcome! I'm glad you found us here. Come listen in on some of the voice meetings, every day at 10:30am and 7pm PST, also we have them weekdays at 5:30pm. Some of the 10:30am meetings are chat meetings on stepchat.com

I know what it's like to try to get my gaming under control. I really did not want to stop completely and tried every moderation method I could think of. Certainly if any of them had worked, I'd still be using them to game in moderation. But no matter what I tried, I was soon enough bingeing out of control again.

Today I'm just aiming to go this one day with starting that first video game. Just from now 'til bedtime. It helps to keep it simple. Strong urges to game will hit. I highly recommend the meetings and making contact with others through this forum, skype, phone, email, whatever. Together we can do what we cannot do alone.


Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:05 pm
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Joined: Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:21 pm
Posts: 87
State/Province/Country: NC, USA
Welcome to the fellowship, Zoom! Hope I get to see you in meetings!


Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:01 pm
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Joined: Sat May 17, 2014 4:59 pm
Posts: 618
Location: Colorado (Front Range Urban Corridor)
State/Province/Country: Colorado, USA
Hi, Zoom. Welcome to the fellowship of recovering gaming addicts.

Hopefully you have already been to some meetings and gotten some phone numbers. I haven't been to many this week, so I'm looking forward to meeting you soon. See you there.

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Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:29 pm
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Joined: Tue May 20, 2014 7:54 pm
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Hey Zoom, hope to see you at a meeting some time, glad you found us :)

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Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:28 pm
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Joined: Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:26 am
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State/Province/Country: Virginia
I know the feeling. I tried moderation at least 8 times and I relapsed completely within 1 week. One time my parents locked my computer in a safe which I got out by intermittently stealing the key. I'm happy to see that you're able to cut down your hours! Geez your mind must be killing you :x


Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:56 am
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