Lived Experience Story: Honour mistakes through acceptance and growth – My gambling story

I am a young Aussie bloke who loves sport and competition – gambling was immediately attractive to me. 

First, I started betting small amounts on sports, at the casino, and at the races. Always with friends, always having a good time and not necessarily focusing on the gambling itself. I enjoyed the thrill and loved working out “strategies” to win. One night when I was in my late teens, I woke up in the middle of the night