hello. well i am a young mother of 2 kiddos, struggling with my husband who LOVES gaming. we have been married for 4 years and yes ever since i met him he has been playing some kind of game. Like rift,wow,shattered kingdom's,abandoned realms and i am sure there is others. The game at the moment is RIFT we have tried many things so he can stop over doing it every time he gets on. But nothing has worked i have done the timer,i have talked to him i have screamed i have cried and begged but nothing makes him see that his family is more important that a game.He wakes up extra early so he can play for 2-3 hrs then gets back from work and plays up to 4 hrs then when he gets back he will try to say he "needs to check his email" then at night he gets on for 3 hrs or so on weekends he stays up till 6 am and sleeps all day. when ever we talk about him quitting or stopping for a while he gets so angry. every pregnancy he would say he will quit and moderate computer time. which didn't happen. sadly he brings me down and i feel like he is holding me back. he NEGLECTS our kids and me . i have to nag and complain so he can get off the computer , first i ask him then he says a min 1 hr passes and he is still sitting down like a zombie. he says i should join him, but i know we have 2 kids that need us they only have 1 childhood and i am not missing one bit. btw we have been trough 2 deployments which have been hard, and i guess i expected him to return and want to help me and be off the computer but no he still wants to play non-stop. So yes my husband has a problem, i don't want to lose hope i love this man and i love our kids. what can i do to help him?
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