Hi Velvet,
Thanks so much. I will definitely be going the group next week. I’m so glad (and saddened!) there are so many others out there like me and my mom who are going through the same struggles. If I didn’t have a resource for support, I’d be so lost. Another struggle I’m having of late is with my boyfriend (we are both 36) who doesn’t understand addiction at all and comes from (thankfully!) and addiction free home. He wants to get engaged but he is afraid my mom’s gambling will impact out future life together, financially, in particular. I could definitely use some advice there on how to talk to and deal with him because he sometimes ends of making me feel worse without meaning to.
Anyway, thanks again for your kind support!