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To those of you who think computer and video games are harmless, please reconsider.  I am a 25 year old part time student and full time worker.  I am also the girlfriend of a game addict.  He thinks he has complete control over his addiction to the computer, but he doesn't.  He doesn't realize how it affects every part of his life and mine.  He should be accomplishing so much at 25 himself, but he hasn't.  I think his addiction to the computer in general is ruining our relationship and his life.  We've been together for more than 2 years and I truly love this guy.  But he doesn't realize how harmful his addiction to the computer is.  He doesn't realize how much pain I go through every time I see him on the computer, especially when I come home from work.  He thinks that because he's not on it as much as he used to that it's okay and that he's in control.  But like his nicotine addiction, he's not.  It's still an addiction which he feels he has a right to have.  He feels that it's a right for him to unwind and have some fun on the computer.  You know I'm not one to care if someone wants to unwind, but it's a sad thing to be unwinding for 4+ hours a day when you don't even work!  I'm not saying that I'm Miss Perfect and my boyfriend is a loser.  I'm just trying to let all you computer addicts know that it hurts alot.  Your loved ones don't want to see your back when they come home.  They don't want to hear the clicking of keys all night or the whirring of the computer.  They don't want to keep nagging you to get off the computer.  All they want is to have the REAL you in the REAL world.  Computers can be used as an escape from reality.  While that's a great idea sometimes, you can't let that be the driving force in your life.  You just don't know how much it hurts family, friends, girlfriends, boyfriends, etc.  I used to cry myself to sleep at night and give myself a hard time for staying with someone like him.  Now it's dry tears.  He's gotten better but I feel like he's relapsing.  He can't bear to be away from the computer for too long.  I don't even think he's ever gone even a week without being on the computer somehow.  So please don't throw your life away in a world of megabytes and cyberspace.  Life is too short.  I hate that my boyfriend is addicted to the computer and cigarettes but given the choice, I would pick cigarettes over the computer, anytime.  At least with cigarettes, he's in my life even if he dies prematurely from lung cancer...at least he's there...Isn't that sad?
 


Posts: 0 | Posted: 9:21 PM on May 23, 2003 | IP
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Just tell him
 


Posts: 66 | Posted: 07:17 AM on June 18, 2003 | IP
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Honestly, if it's that bad, then you have bigger problems than a computer.  If a computer is tearing your relationship apart so much that he doesn't even listen to you when you request that he cuts back on his usage, then is your relationship really worth it?  It may be hard to accept, but if you've told him all the things you posted here and he still hasn't stopped, you should call it quits.
 


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Gaming is also my way of relaxing.  I know I spend a lot of time on it, but I also know the limits.  If he is picking a machine over a woman that loves him then he's just foolish.  My idea would be to try and divert his interests.  I've really got into reading, and now I have some days I just frown at my computer and go read.
 


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2 player games?
 


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he is trying to escape from a problem in life past or present, if you resolve the problem you can resolve his escapism.
 


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Computer Gaming>  I know exactly what the first poster is talking about.  I fell deeply in love with a man about 1 1 /2 years ago.  For the first several months things were absolutely wonderful.  He would play his games for a few hours a day at most. I didn't mind that at all..  But then he got Star Wars online and everything changed. He has changed, and our relationship is changing.  I know that he loves me, that is something I do not doubt for a second, but now I am starting to get hurt by this man in such a big way.  His life is his gaming.  We only get about 2 hours every night off together before we both have to crash due to our work schedules.  When I get home he is on the computer and usually does not get off for about an hour after I get home. soemtiems not even then. Sometimes he will grab dinner and take it in while he is on the computer.   Then we get every other weekend off together and today is a great example.  I wanted to spend some time together and I felt like he was acting like it was a chore for him to spend time together because I could tell he wanted to play his game really bad.  He kept asking me what i wanted to do and i said 'well, I'd like to take a drive or something together."  he said 'Okay.'  well, the drive lasted all of about 25 miles and we came back home and he played his game for the next 12 hours.  I am sitting here right now as he just went to bed just crying..  I miss the boyfriend I used to have.  I miss the person who got excited to spend time with me.  Now I get excited if he wants to even spend any time with me.   Now, we have no other problems besides this computer.  I have not said a lot lately because I don't know how to approach it.  Last time I brought it up he said 'well, I like to spend time with you, but I like to spend time on my game too..  I don't mind this, but he spends about 3 or 4 times at least more time on his games.   What frustrates me is he has about 4 1/2 to 5 hours every day after he gets off work to play the game before I get home, but that is not good enough.  I feel like I am losing him and that i don't know what to do.  It would break my heart more than anything to end this relationship, but on the other hand I am sooo broken hearted because of this relationship I don't know how much more I can tolerate.  He is a really gentle soul so I don't want to approach it in a bad way at all.. but I need to know if anyone has any advice whatsoever on how to help me get through to him that he is losing me if not physically, emotionally.  
 


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My fiance just dumped me because of this. We have been together for nearly four years and was supposed to get married next summer. The last two months I have played Star wars Galaxies nearly everyday for a few hours. And it have ruined my life. I'm feeling so sad. I really loved this girl and I can't get over that I lost her for some stupid video game. But this have been my wake up call. I finally realise what an idiot I have been this last few years. I would have given everything to bring her back, but its to late. And it hurts. A lot. I have unsubscribed to all online games and erazed all games currently on my computer. But I still hate myself.

Even though it's to late for me, it may not be to late for all you guys out there still playing the stupid non-meaningful games, when what you really should do is give your loved ones ALL of your attension. Please react before it's to late. I beg you. It's not worth it.
 


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Why does all this sound so familiar?  My bf also spends so much time on SWG, and it's driving me insane.  When I can get him away from the computer, we're fine.  However, the second we get home, that game is on.  I see myself in these posts, it's scary.
Computer gaming to this intensity to where it affects the relationships of those around you is a problem.   It's just like drugs, or any other kind of abuse out there.  Does anyone know if there is a web site that addresses these issues and how to deal with them?
 


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i met this guy two months ago and we really hit it off and we still are getting along very well, but he's addicted to the computer as well.  i have to pull him off the computer and if he leaves w/o me...he'll end up at a computer cafe for hours...sometimes he's there for 12 hours straight! When we are together we get along great and he's so sweet.  he's also very sensitive and i dont want to get too mad at him, especially when i know what the addiction is like.  i used to be addicted to games myself for a very long time and quit about a year ago.  i have no idea what to do at this point.       
 


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I am a game addict and I am going through kicking that addiction.  This caused my last relationship to go down the hole.  I am still friends with her, and I am hoping that we will get back together, but you may want to take a step back and make sure that you are willing to have patience.  Also, if you are not able to get him to leave it be, are you willing to accept that?
 


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My boyfriend's addiction to his computer and online games are driving me crazy!  He's promised me (on his own will) that he would stop, but there have been too many times I've caught him sneaking around when I'm off doing something else to play a game.  The first thing he does in the morning is turn his computer on, the first thing he does when he gets out of the shower is turn the computer on, the last thing he does before going to bed is shutdown his computer.  I too have a boyfriend who will bring meals to his desk to eat in front of the computer!  Enough, is enough, and boy, have I had enough.  I am just sick and tired of fighting over it; and therefore, taking action:  I am moving out as we speak.  I refuse to live with this any longer, and I give credit to any woman who can put up with such nonsense.  I don't have any doubts that he'll be wishing he had done things different, just like you other addicts!  
 


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I am sorry to hear how computer addiction has affected yopur relationship. My husbands also addicted & has been for years . It is Never winter nights that he plays & gets up at 3am & plays for 5 hours till he goes to work. Before this game he used to play Utima Online. He does not believe he has a problem , but computers sure have a very high priority in his life.My kids are very computer oriented, also ,one left schol because of it, but I have sent him on a ski course, where he is with real people so hope he sticks with it. Good luck anyway
 


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Quote from Guest at 4:56 PM on December 6, 2003 :
Why does all this sound so familiar?  My bf also spends so much time on SWG, and it's driving me insane.  When I can get him away from the computer, we're fine.  However, the second we get home, that game is on.  I see myself in these posts, it's scary.
Computer gaming to this intensity to where it affects the relationships of those around you is a problem.   It's just like drugs, or any other kind of abuse out there.  Does anyone know if there is a web site that addresses these issues and how to deal with them?


Somedays I come home from work at 3:30 in the afternoon. Its usually a 9 in 10 chance that my wife is playing SWG. The Crock pot has dinner cooking because "it gives her more time on Star Wars". Around 6pm she yells down to set the table and soon after joins us for dinner. After dinner she'll help clean up and sometimes feeds the dogs, then right back to her computer until about 4 or 5 in the morning. I have to be up at 4 to get ready for work. If I disturb her to feed our 4 month old son so I can get some sleep, I get the look of death. I could go on and on. The worst thing is she doesn't see a problem but our 8 year old and I definately do. If you find a website for help, please post it. I might even start one myself to let the ones who are hurt cope with this disease.

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I purchased World of Warcraft a few months ago and really enjoy it.  I have always liked computer games, but really like the online aspect of this game because I can play with friends from home now that I live away.  Well, the game has created a real problem with my wife.  I am here now trying to determine how bad a problem I actually have.  I definitely spend alot of time playing on the weekends, but I don't feel like I'm as bad as others have sounded because I have already talked with my wife about it and have been putting my wife first.  I have gone whole days without so much as mentioning the game.  I have agreed to only play for an hour per night, or even to wait until she goes to bed to play.  I play until late in the morning on weekends because I don't have to work the next day.  The game does not affect my life other than with my wife.  I have tried to make concessions, but the only thing that will make her happy is if I quit playing.  Where I feel like I'm addicted is that I don't want to stop, yet I don't feel like I have a serious problem because I am willing to limit my time playing, and I still function in "real" life.  I'm trying to determine if this is just a hobby that I enjoy, or if it's an obsession.  I feel like the fact that I am even here means I have a problem of sorts, but I sometimes think too that my wife may be overreacting and is just clingy because she is a housewife who misses her husband all day (which I am not complaining about..).  When I get home, I just want to crash and do something mindless.  Maybe I'll get an biased opinion here, but I would like help.
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I have a hubby that is addicted to games, and he does not see the harm in them. We have two kids and any spare time he has, he is in front of his ps2. That means whenever he is home. He works a 40 hour week 4days on and three off. So for the three days off he is on it almost 17 hours a day. He spends maybe 1 hour with the kids a week and me well there is no time for me. Now that ps2 is online , he uses the headsets to talk to strangers all over the world. I understand the need for entertainment. He needs it. But I keep trying to tell him that I am feeling very alone and neglected, but this doesnt faze him. Leaving him may seem to be the easy solutiion, but we have to kids and 16 years together, I would just like a little help or a site that I could go to, to talk to other people like me, and see if there is any solution.I am running out of patience and tears.


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I understand perfectly what each and every one of you is saying and I do have some suggestions.

1.  If you have discussed the problem with your partner and he/she still is a slave of the screen, then make an activity schedule of when they may play games. Also, create a to-do list of things that need to be done. Be sure to include gaming but at the bottom. Maybe you could pick a book you both would read and then have disscussions about it. Take up a relaxing sport. I suggest golf (although golf can become addicting as well but it is something that you can do together and that is actually healthy). This may sound childish, but so is playing games most of their waking hours.

2.  If he/she is still spending too much time on these games, just pack them up and in drastic situations, you may need to unplug the computer.  Without their beloved machines thay will realize the fact that the computer is not their only escape.

Usually these two steps work wonders for addicts of every type. PC gamers are a little more difficult to stop but firmness will give you desired results. I think that it is important to say that I used to be controlled by video games, I had lost interest in everything else. Then I stopped playing for an entire year and when I began playing again I only play 2 to 3 hours a week on the weekends. I really hope this helps you and ends the pain.


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[b][color=red]I see myself in every post here.I felt alone in my misery , but now i am amazed how many women suffer from their partner's addiction.I am madly in love and i don't want to leave him.But i sure want to end this.I tried nagging , being angry , nice, throwing tantrums,but nothing worked.Today told me that he will play less.I didn't say anything, thinking"i will believe it when i'll see it".I miss him alot, especially now, that i am pregnant.When he doesn't play , he wants to run away to the PC, keeps asking me from 5 to 5 mins if he is allowed, gets moody and angry .My baby is due in 2 months and i am concerned that i will be the only one really involved.Please help.
 


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First off, I'm a former online game addict myself.

I was introduced as a child to the gaming world. It was actually my Mother, an avid gamer by her own right, who introduced me to the Nintendo console. It was from there and without virtually any hard-hitting restriction that I traveled down the path of gaming addiction. And so I grew and moved on, not away from the gaming consoles but to the latest crazes. My journey took me from Nintendo to Sega Genesis to Nintendo-64 to Playstation, Playstation 2, Gamecube, Xbox and finally to the PC and the advent of Online Gaming. If it is appropriate to compare gaming to narcotics, Nintendo and those other gaming consoles would be the Dope of the gaming industry whereas those gaming consoles that link to the Internet as well as those Massive Multiplayer Online Games, MMOGs \ MMORPGs \ MMOs, on the Computer would be the Crystal Methamphetamine.

When I was young, I was an active youngster. But as I grew into my pre-teens and early teens, I became more secluded and socially as well as physically less active. I have 2 younger siblings, a brother and sister, as of right now my brother is more severely addicted to the games than even I was. We three were all the Air Force brats, meaning the sons or daughters of those serving in the Air Force. In the middle of 3rd grade, we had received orders requesting us to move overseas to Ramstein, Germany. The move didn't deter me or my brother from our gaming on the consoles; we had not yet experienced PC Online Gaming. My parents have never really taken any serious action to pull us away from this bad habit. Well after 6 years overseas, we had received new orders to move back to the US. On our return to the US, my father was assigned to a 1 year tour to Korea. That 1 year tour proved to be a breaking point in my parent’s relationship. On his return during my sophomore year, an ugly divorce proceeded. During all this time, I had continued my bad habits of gaming.

It was after the divorce that my siblings and I were introduced to Online Gaming by my Mother's boyfriend. We were enthralled and hooked to say the least. Thus the 2½ years of my life almost revolving around this fictitious online world. It was provided a captivating adventure that I could share with others. One which my life, as it was could not provide, or so I had then believed. There I was, staying up for hours on end with every thought revolving around the game. Until one day, I became disillusioned and opened my eyes to myself and my life. I made that conscience decision to forever give up the online games during that day on my senior year. I don't know what lucky stroke allowed me to overcome the gaming, but I did. And with the support of the friends that I met online over those 2½ years, I deleted my characters, accounts, and uninstalled the games.

The point of my story was that the ultimate decision to give up gaming, especially online gaming, can only be made by the afflicted. We cannot sit back and allow this to happen to our loved ones then put the blame on the game itself for our lack of action and support. Putting the blame on the game or the games manufacturers is like putting blame on imagination.

We can't force the afflicted to change, but what we can do is help the afflicted see reality one way or another then provide our support. In the case of children or teens, I believe the responsibility lies with the parents and their ability to influence and restrict their child's habits. In the case of friends and loved ones, I believe that someone has to go to the necessary lengths to show the afflicted back to reality. I disagree with pulling the plug as a first step because it will only lead to one of two scenarios; anger and hate or possible success.

I hope the story of my addiction can help someone.

 


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you don't have to be in a relationship to see how video game's can mess your life up.  [i'm speaking from experience]  I started off on the N64 from my uncle, than moved on to the gamecube thanks to the same person.  After that, I started getting into PC gaming, which really messed my life, since I had a laptop. I was ok initially, but it started getting worse as time progressed.  I'd spend more time in front of the game, became more and more isolated, even from my family. I started making excuses to not go on trips because I wanted to play my games.  when I got my laptop, I took my laptop with me everywhere just so I could play.  it wained a little, before i started playing online games, those mess your life up, badly.  It used to just be my family that told me I played too much, but my room mate said the same thing, I accepted it eventually, but still couldn't stop.  I locked the games up, but took them out 1 week later.  I've squandered a ton of cash on games and PC upgrades, but that's not the part that completely messed me up.  it messed my social life up, it was non existant until I started to try and fix my problem.  and even then, I rarely went out, prefering to stay at home on my computer, ironically similar to what I'm doing right now.  My grades suffered a good bit as well, since I lacked any real focus to concentrate on my studies.  Even now, studying with my computer in the same room is almost impossible for me just because I'm that tempted to go on it.  

Video game addiction's a problem, for me at least, and these problems don't go away either.  my family used to think that I played too much, but it was a fad and I would outgrow video games as I matured.  If that was the case, this fad's lasted for close to 6-7 years now.  Video games (for some) are dangerous if not monitered if the played can't control themselves.  I guess what I'm trying to say is that if you know someone close to you that plays in excess, stop them early, cause by the time  you get to my stage or later, it's hard as anything to quit.  hope my story helped someone.
 


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This addiction not fully recognized just because that’s such a recent problem…a generation of older adults facing this problem is yet to come…

I played my last online game just a few minutes ago but I swear I’m stop it now. Computer games have made some (fortunately not massive!) damage on my life but still… I’ve come to a point where I will be seriously hurt if I don’t sto. I’ve been trying  for about 3 years… I hold on a couple of months (weeks?) without playing and then … here it goes…16 hours wasted in front of my computer! I’m so tired of it! During those times I do feel I have to stop but I’m totally powerless. I don’t feel nice when I’m playing and I feel totally depressed after… God!

Just sharing my experience to get over it now…

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This article has some interesting information and viewpoints on the subject.

http://hubpages.com/_1rjtqg0h14c7w/hub/viudeogameaddiction
 


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i've been going out with my boyfriend for almost 6 years and he has always been into video games, but it has never been as bad as it has become recently.

He lost his job about a month ago (not related to his video game playing), so is still currently unemployed. We are living together, and i am working, so i am bringing in all the income to pay all our bills plus i give him some spending money on the side. He has become really addicted to playing games on his Xbox 360 online.

I come home at 5PM and he is playing his games until about 2AM. since he doesn't have a job, he doesn't have to worry about getting up at a certain time. He will only stop to eat dinner quickly with me, use the bathroom, or grab a drink. He says he only plays 5 hours max a day, but that's not right at all. He plays the entire time i'm home at night, plus i know he plays while i'm away at work.

He still does things around the house to help since he can't pay bills....but I feel like he thinks that gives him a free pass to just play games as much as he wants. I understand that playing games with his friends online is a way for him to relax...so I started taking up hobbies of my own so as not to be too needy....but I think it's past the point of "relaxing" if he is playing at least 9 hours a day (Most of which I am home and cannot spend much time with him because of it).

If he is not playing games online (Xbox 360) with friends, then he is going out with friends....I just feel like I am always his last choice. Like he will only spend time with me if his friends are not free.

I've communicated my frustrations with him many times, and he sometimes will stop to spend some time with me....but i just feel like it is a band-aid solution to a bigger problem. We had a fight the other night and I havent seen or spoken to him since. He has not yet come home....so I will just have to see how we can talk it out when he comes back (all his stuff is at the house i'm at, so unless he clears everything away while i'm at work, i'll see him eventually).

(Edited by cmyk84 9/17/2008 at 4:14 PM).
 


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i've been going out with my boyfriend for almost 6 years and he has always been into video games, but it has never been as bad as it has become recently.

He lost his job about a month ago (not related to his video game playing), so is still currently unemployed. We are living together, and i am working, so i am bringing in all the income to pay all our bills plus i give him some spending money on the side. He has become really addicted to playing games on his Xbox 360 online.

I come home at 5PM and he is playing his games until about 2AM. since he doesn't have a job, he doesn't have to worry about getting up at a certain time. He will only stop to eat dinner quickly with me, use the bathroom, or grab a drink. He says he only plays 5 hours max a day, but that's not right at all. He plays the entire time i'm home at night, plus i know he plays while i'm away at work.

He still does things around the house to help since he can't pay bills....but I feel like he thinks that gives him a free pass to just play games as much as he wants. I understand that playing games with his friends online is a way for him to relax...so I started taking up hobbies of my own so as not to be too needy....but I think it's past the point of "relaxing" if he is playing at least 9 hours a day (Most of which I am home and cannot spend much time with him because of it).

If he is not playing games online (Xbox 360) with friends, then he is going out with friends....I just feel like I am always his last choice. Like he will only spend time with me if his friends are not free.

I've communicated my frustrations with him many times, and he sometimes will stop to spend some time with me....but i just feel like it is a band-aid solution to a bigger problem. We had a fight the other night and I havent seen or spoken to him since. He has not yet come home....so I will just have to see how we can talk it out when he comes back (all his stuff is at the house i'm at, so unless he clears everything away while i'm at work, i'll see him eventually).


Having been in a similar situation as the gamer in a relationship (although on a much less severe level) let me give you some advice. First of all, no matter how much it seems like you're his last choice, that is not true at all. I'm sure he loves you very much, but it's probably difficult to see that when he's not showing it.

What he has to realize is that he does have a problem. It doesn't matter what you call it or how much psychological jargon is lacking; if he's playing five hours straight, he's developed an unhealthy attachment to the Xbox.

It's different from being dependent on the Xbox, though. If he would put it down, he would realize just how easy it is to quit playing. When my girl friend approaches me when I'm playing a game, this is what I do now: I turn it off. I don't pause the game, I don't tell my friends I'll be back shortly. I leave the game I'm playing and I turn my full attention to her. It's easy as pie. I just quit, no questions asked, no matter how much ass I'm kicking, no matter how weird it looks for me to just disappear from the other players. It's part of a compromise in an effort to get myself to the point where I don't need to play the games much anymore.

I'd say the method has been pretty successful, too. Although unnecessary, I can go for weeks without having to play a computer game. I also made a promise that I would only play one hour a day if it was getting on her nerves again, and that's worked out fairly well too. The trick is to make compromises that can be followed up on. If he's not willing to put it down under any circumstances, though, you need to make it clear to him that he will lose you, because in effect, from your standpoint, you feel like you've already lost him.

You sound very understanding and able to work this out, and I would try my best not to make this an issue of anger but one of sadness. You love him -- you don't want to upset him. But at the same time it's just not fair that the Xbox gets more private time with him than you do. Perhaps you could work something out where he can only play certain times of the day. 5-7 PM are off limits so you can have some quality time with him after work and during supper. Suggest having him in bed with you by midnight, no but's about it. The point is that there are a lot of options. Playing the Xbox isn't like heroine. It's an addiction both of you can fix if he decides he wants to fix it. Getting him to want to fix it, or for that matter admit it even needs to be fixed, is the tricky part.


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Hi guys,

This is a good discussion which is going on. We all need full entertainment in our life. Without entertainment the life is boring. For entertainment music is best.Thanks

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Quote from Guest at 11:31 PM on September 28, 2003 :
Gaming is also my way of relaxing.  I know I spend a lot of time on it, but I also know the limits.  If he is picking a machine over a woman that loves him then he's just foolish.  My idea would be to try and divert his interests.  I've really got into reading, and now I have some days I just frown at my computer and go read.


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