If you're reading this, then you may have questioned yourself at some point in life. We encourage you to read the following to the end, take a few days and think about it. Then come back here and read it again. Our hope is if gambling has consumed your life, then maybe something in this article will "click" for you. Bonus Paradise is always available if you just wish to post anything. Sometimes talking about it helps. This seems like a pretty simple question. But in the end, and if you are truthful with yourself, it could make a life changing experience. We don't want to scare you, but we want to offer you hope. Only you as the gambler can decide. Gambling in any form should be a means of entertainment and enjoyment. If you can answer yes to any of the below statements; then, maybe you should reassess your gambling habits..these are general questions. For further assessment tools, use the links below We'll pose these to you....... *Secrecy over money and finances and playing online *Desired alone time at the computer *New desire to control household finances *Overdue or unpaid bills *Unexplained loans or cash advances *Lack of money, despite the same income and expenses *Unusual increase in credit card activity *Asking friends and family for money *Missing jewelry, cash, or valuables *Dwindling savings or assets *Missing bank or credit card statements *Calls or letters from bill collectors *Unexplained cash, especially when there are unpaid bills Below are some great links to look at and maybe get some help. Gamblers Anonymous Home - The National Council on Problem Gambling The National Council on Problem Gambling offers a national helpline at 1-800-522-4700 In the end, only you can decide.