Son addicted to gaming

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Son addicted to gaming

Last weekend, I found out that my son failed in the last semester. I had logged into his college site to pay his spring semester fees and his grades for the previous semester were posted. I was just shocked to see his result. When I asked him about this, he admitted that he stopped going to classes in order to play Baccarat and other sorts of gambling games. I blame myself for his gambling addiction. I let him play countless hours without even telling him to spend more time on studies and with the family. I should have been a strict father. I shouldn't have allowed him to spend money in the way he wants. How can I stop his addiction? I just don't know what to do. Is counseling something that will work? I am considering to get him gambling addiction treatment from Calgary. I want my son to stop this addiction. I am upset and need help. Any advice?

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Joined: 02/17/2014 - 11:33am
With all kinds of addiction,

With all kinds of addiction, you need to stop enabling the addict

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Last seen: 1 year 4 months ago
Joined: 01/07/2020 - 1:13am
better to restrict him to

better to restrict him to education game

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