First day of my new life lets do this

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DogsBreakfast
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First day of my new life lets do this

Ive joined this forum and made this post to make me accountable because I have relapsed a ridiculous amount of times. Ive tried uninstalling the game but I always just redownloaded it for anyone interested it was dota 1. Also writing this has really made my problem REAL and aware of it that it is wrong what I am doing.

Games destroyed my grades in University and mostly caused me to fail the 8 subjects, these subjects were not difficult but I made them difficult by not studying. The positive out of it is that I finally graduated and all thats behind me. But whilst looking for fulltime work I had so much free time that playing 5+ hours sometimes even 10 hours was normal! In the past 3 months the longest I have gone without playing is 2 days.

My aim is to get to 3 weeks without playing because it takes minimum 21 days to create a habit and this would be my achievement.

Today I wokeup late (1030am) and I almost went straight to playing the game, I then decided to google online gamer addict forum and was lead to here. Im going to uninstall and delete all the files now and hopefully I can make it through to the rest of the day.

Also Im considering doing daily updates, it will be boring as sh** to probably read lol but it will help me alot thanks for all the support everyone.

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Hi DogsBreakfast and welcome

Hi DogsBreakfast and welcome to Olga. Congratulations on making the choice to stop gaming. It's hard, but many of us are doing it with the help of this community. Posting here definitely helps. Also responding to other's posts helps and going to meetings, as well. I hope to see you at a meeting.

 

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. ~Maria Robinson

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Welcome!  I reinstalled and

Welcome! I reinstalled and relapsed many times too.

What's working for me now is to make it my #1 priority to not start that first game between now and the end of the day, to go to some meetings, and to take it one day at a time.

We have meetings four times per day and I'm sure some of them would work for your time zone. The list is here: http://olganon.org/?q=node/46551

What you feed grows, and what you starve withers away.

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Thanks guys.  Ive felt like

Thanks guys. Ive felt like relapsing a few times between yesterday and today, but because I made that post its stopped me. I felt it would be idiotic relapsing after one day and the fact its public has made me more accountable. Ill have a look into the meetings thanks.

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Welcome to Olga.   You can

Welcome to Olga.

You can do this, and we are all here to listen anytime. There are gonna be harder times but it's worth it trust me.

Great community here. They will help.

All the best

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