Growing Up With A Recovering Addict: Gambling & Dad

Charlie never knew her dad was a gambling addict growing up. In this honest and personal film she discusses how his addiction affected her. Made by Charlie Lightning.

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Growing Up With A Recovering Addict: Gambling & Dad

6 thoughts on “Growing Up With A Recovering Addict: Gambling & Dad”

  1. My partner is a recovering addict. We have two beautiful baby girls together and we all adore him but I know I will never be able to trust him which is painful everyday

  2. I'm a compulsive gambler for the last 18 yrs horrible illness… I'm Gemma… A week clean today… Cant believe I've come across this… Lost family n friends… Wasted 500k… In debt… Now trying to get my life bk… I suffer with mental health… My abuser got me into gambling… I really want to stop… I… Wish this guy the best 2 x

  3. Addiction is always crappy, but some are more damaging than others. Gambling is one of the worst, it's an addiction to losing money basically. Glad to see this man had someone to help him come through.

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