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Atlanta Georgia and talked to Jane how are you tonight -- I in good thank you how are you.
Better than I deserve how can I help.
I I do believe that -- -- -- -- -- I found out that my husband had accumulated.
-- substantial amount of debt from gambling.
What's a substantial amount -- well.
Can't see him out from gambling it's 37 -- hole Lee.
We could still be used credit cards and a bank account that I was not aware.
So I was not aware of that we had we have to do I kind of Reading -- if you go.
That could enlighten him that he needed to come clean.
We have twenty -- Apple our home equity loan and then I have 101000 dollars in credit card debt -- I think I -- -- that -- happened and -- -- And that we started that -- AMP workshop and we're.
This catalog and that he's -- it take an extra job he sold at an extra car we don't know any money on cars.
But my question.
-- -- recently found out that he might be leaving his job.
Do we continue -- -- that's you know all of or do we.
Or that possible probable chop block after the first that the here.
You push pause on the total money make over and you pile up cash to get ready for the storm that's coming.
It's only going to buy and doesn't do any damage then you've got to cash and you can throw it right at the -- -- and you've lost no ground.
Yeah but it's -- storm hits than you've got your umbrella -- Now you understand that all the behavior he's engaged in is not merely recreational gambling when -- hiding this much that.
This qualifies as a gambling addiction.
Yeah and so what help has he gotten to make sure that this is gone forever and ever.
Well he we -- immediately went through our pastor because began marriage counseling.
And then it immediately after that week he got the gambling anonymously like that again the non yeah.
We started that gave -- -- child -- can't come home three nights a week at our meeting.
Good good good good.
Together nights a week he's got that extra job.
Well this is a horrible thing you guys are going through but as you've already experience on all three fronts.
Spiritually on the gambling issue -- on the money issue -- growing rapidly.
Yeah in the middle of all this pain you are discovering things are making you both smile.
And you can actually end up closer together when the smoke clears on all this because you've done all the proper things.
-- -- And the few previous caller general public his -- and kick some.
He didn't say.
And I said she went to rehab so it indicated probably substance of some kind.
He -- my condolences and my I just feel bad for.
In that situation.
I'm glad that you were able to give -- good advice and -- as well.
My -- I tell you what let me tell you that there's there's -- -- has problems.
The people that win -- respond to the problems.
With the vigor.
And you guys have done every single thing I would've told you to do already before I got to you.
You could very wise on how you approach -- you -- your pastor she sought spiritual insight you've got a good support group twelve steps as good as it gets.
Far as I'm concerned.
And that then you go -- I'm not gam gambling -- on side and you know you're and then you seek help on the financial side.
And you're and then in the midst of that now you get this job thing.
But I this is going to turn out to be five years from now the worst thing that's ever happened to you in the best thing that's ever happened to you about.
-- that we -- I'm very impressed with your response.
To the problem everybody has problems not everyone responds well.
And you guys have addressed this.
By the book perfectly well done for.
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