Betrayal and Bankruptcy: Can Our Marriage Survive His Gambling Problem?

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A viewers husband’s gambling addiction has left them financially devastated. He’s getting help now, but she’s struggling to trust him again and is overwhelmed by the fallout. On ‘Life Quakes,’ host Patricia Wu and guest president of Point.Shift, Lauren Jeffery, offers advice on how to cope with the aftermath of a partner’s addiction and discusses whether rebuilding the marriage is possible.

Get Help for Yourself

When a spouse has an addiction, it’s important to seek your own support to understand your role and process your own emotions.

Protect Yourself if There’s a Relapse

Discuss a plan with your husband for immediate separation of finances and living arrangements if he relapses.

Rebuilding Trust is Hard Work

Honesty and willingness from both partners are crucial if you hope to restore the relationship.

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