All i know is video game addiction and its ruining my life

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All i know is video game addiction and its ruining my life

It started when i got a nintendo DS i was around maby 5 or 6, i didnt last 3 days befor it started, the first time i desided to start playing without permission i immidiatly was cought, befor even 15 min. They just laughed and said aomthing along the lines of you need permission to play on that, but maby it was somthimg about the way it was worded and i got the idea in my head it was ok to play without permission if i wasnt cought, i dont fully remember what was in my head. Ever since i started sneaking games. Since that there is a big gap in time that i dont remember, a few years. Ill just pick up from where i do remember. Later i sold my ds and bought a 3DS all the wile i i had bren sneakly playing video games without any regret or remorse. I had proibly gotten addicted in the firat year, video game addiction is all i remember, i dont or just vaguely remember anything but that, my grades wer ok for a wile until the achool got harder and then i started to fall behind, on top of that i was becoming a master at lying and sneaking these games, i would play then for hours saying i was doing homework, when i was around 10 or so i picked up addiction, that one has its own problems but atm its not keeping me back, at least not yet. Back the video game addiction it just kept growing and getting worse. Until now present day recebtly havent been doing homework i will play all day switching from computer to tablet to phone i ALWAYS had SOME device to play on 90% of the time WITHOUT permission, i am now very lazy im rather dumb compared to peers i have when through every stage of this i can think of not carying being sad about it depressed and now im more of a robot trying to be a human. I know its wrong i am barly caring anymore i just sau your an idot and start playing im not sad now not happy about it. I only care when i get burned from this but that only lasts mineutes if even that.

Sorry if it was a bit unorganized i wrote this when i was late if there is anything that people do that i forgot exept for faking sick and staying home to play i did it

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Looks like you are feeling the damage of gaming

When I first read your post , I thouhgt it was my son writing , he has pretty much the same story as you . I do not know how old you are, but I really commend you for coming on this forum and writing about what is bothering you . I would say the more you come on this website and the more you read about other people who were in the same situation as you are, and read about what they did to get out of that numb place and started living again .   The more you read about their stories , the more you will know you are not alone and you do have options and choices in life . 

Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.

 

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Thanks for sharing. I can

Thanks for sharing. I can relate a lot

Keep coming back!

 

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You can turn your life around

Welcome to the site and I am glad you are here

You can turn your life around, with support; I would encourage you to reach out for help from a trusted adult; eg a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle, teacher or doctor or the parents of a good friend. Send them to this site so they can understand about addiction if it is new to them. It just takes the first step...

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welcome

Glad you're speaking up about your situation.  You're not alone.  Your story sounds so much like mine.  I was absolutely compulsive with gaming and tried to cram as much of it into every day, neglecting everything and everyone else.

If you're like me, then you probably feel stuck and hopeless.  The thought of radically changing your life around seems impossible.  But it's not.  My life is radically different and so much better in every area of life.  I've seen the lives of many young people change dramatically when they got active in mutual support fellowships like AA.

If you want to change, the best thing to do is listen to the stories of people like yourself who have made the kinds of changes that you'd like to make.  Learn from them, try the things that worked well for them, ask questions, accept their help and encouragement.  The voice meetings on mumble are late, 10 PM eastern time, but if you can make it to those you'll meet many such people.  There are also 1:30pm meetings.

http://www.olganon.org/forum/line-meetings-message-board/all-online-meetings-computervideo-gaming-addicts

Also, search for "stories of recovery from video gaming addiction on youtube" and listen to some of them.  I found them interesting and helpful.  You're not alone.

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Thank you

Thank you for the encouragment and advice maby now i can finally quit this

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Nice! I would love to meet

Nice! I would love to meet you on a mumble voice meeting =)

Never alone, go to meetings <3 Mumble voice meetings on cgaa are great, see you there <3

 

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I am glad to read this

I am glad to read this information.
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