Beating myself up for spending too much time on the stupid thing

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Mick L71
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Beating myself up for spending too much time on the stupid thing

I've been bloody angry at myself. My work is overdue. I haven't seen my girlfriend for three weeks. I've lost so much time to this pointless habit.

I've been playing Mass Effect since the early years of the last decades and it's the game I turn to when I'm depressed. I sunk into it after my wife died in 2018 big time.

I'm sick of losing 2-6 hours every day, at least to this stupid thing. I'm sick of not seeing my friends. I'm sick of not putting my all into work.

I'm sick of the bloody story. I'm not actually enjoying it, I can't remember the last time I did.

Actually screamed out loud today and punched a wall. I'm bloody furious at myself for sinking hours into this, my old football is up on the bookshelf of unread books. My garden looks like a patch of wasteland, my home looks like a squat.

Just needed to vent. Had to get that off my chest.

Just sick of it.

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Welcome Mick

Welcome Mick

Sounds like you have had some tough times.

I hope you can use your anger to mobilise yourself to make changes.

Part of you may be hurting; that part may benefit from self compassion,

Take care

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My son is addicted to gaming

Hi, I've just joined. My 15 year ol son spends every minute of the day gaming. He has stopped going to school,would not return after lockdown, he should have returned on 8 March.

I've made a stand today and taken some of his equipment away. He's just got up, he sleeps all day, plays all night.

Im hoping he will stop now with no equipment. So far he is ok, he's sat upstairs, says all his friends are online.

I want him to change his life round, he has no interest in anything but gaming but it is affecting him, and me.

Thanks

Mooskiloo

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Welcome Mooskiloo

Welcome Mooskiloo

The best place for you to post your thread is on the parents forums.

In my signature below you will find a link to help for parents and also a link about the parents meeting. These may help you.

Hope to see you on the parents forums

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