Its a turning point of my life!

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Its a turning point of my life!

Hello,

I am a student and preparing for a competitive exam. I am actually addicted alot to playing games and using internet. I'm 18.

The exam i am preparing for requires hard work on regular basis. For me, the biggest problem is that i really can't find a balance while using my smartphone taking care of time limit! Whenever i get bored and try to recreate i easily get lost in the fascinating world of games. Since i am in a hostel i have lesser choices to enjoy after studying. But for quite a while its getting worse... I tried to cut my self from the device but its like i am fighting with self. Even if i shut it away for a while but when i need to enjoy i get trapped again...

Now, i have just few months left for the exam and i have to give my best .But i am spending hours in gaming and it has started to show on my studies ... i know it would have impact on my future but still can't get things balanced... Please help me recovering.

Bec@use we @re the units of m@nkind and believe in m@king it better.

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Sam; I'm glad you found us.

Sam; I'm glad you found us. Wlecome to Olga

Accepting a problem is the first step to recovery. I hope you find the shared experiences from other gamers on this site will show that you are not alone in your experience, give you ideas on how to approach your recovery and assure you that a good future away from gaming is achievable. Keep coming back!

INFO

Parent's online meeting THURSDAY 9pmEST/EDT click here

Online meetings gaming addicts click here

Spouses/SO's of addicts click here

Parents of addicts click here for advice

Help for video game addicts click here

Please help! Donate here

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hi Sam, welcome.  The

hi Sam, welcome.  The meetings are where the recovery from compulsive gaming begins.  I've found a great bunch of people in them, very helpful and supportive and friendly.  The 8:30am (India time) voice meetings on mumble are the most well attended.  Hope to see you there.

Rich

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

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Thanks polga and rich.... i

Thanks polga and rich.... i hope things get well soon..

I want to attend those meetings but i have regular coaching classes from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm except on Sundays... Kindly suggest me getting started.

Bec@use we @re the units of m@nkind and believe in m@king it better.

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You could check out the

You could check out the meeting at 8pm Sydney (Australia) time on Thursdays. If you have some insomnia, I think the 1:30pm EST are at midnight your time, but that's only helpful if you already can't sleep.

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Links to help you

Here are some links that I hope can help you

Help! I think I am Addicted to Computer/Video games! What should I do now? :

http://www.olganon.org/forum/i-need-help-gamers-open-forum/help-i-think-i-am-addicted-computervideo-games-what-should-i-do

Members reply to: "What do I do, when I crave to play the games?"

http://www.olganon.org/forum/ongoing-recovery-and-progress-gamers-open-forum/what-do-i-do-when-i-crave-play-games

Members reply to "What I did today not to game:"

http://www.olganon.org/forum/ongoing-recovery-and-progress-gamers-open-forum/what-i-did-today-not-game

Many people use the 12 steps as a method to quit; it helps you to think constructively about your problems and choices and find peace

You will find more on this forum

http://www.olganon.org/forums/12-steps-principles-recovery-begins-here

More about the resources you can use on this site to learn more here:

http://www.olganon.org/welcome-recovering-gamers

Some members stories:

http://www.olganon.org/forum/olga-member-discussion/olga-member-stories

INFO

Parent's online meeting THURSDAY 9pmEST/EDT click here

Online meetings gaming addicts click here

Spouses/SO's of addicts click here

Parents of addicts click here for advice

Help for video game addicts click here

Please help! Donate here

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