Design for Life: How do I stop gambling money I don’t have?

This week, Dr Sabina Brennan advises a reader on how to get out of a secret gambling habit could lead him into serious debt

Dear Expert,

Over the past year or so, I’ve been feeling extremely stressed – that’s hardly surprising, since so many people are the same. I have a small business that’s under a huge amount of strain due to Covid-19. Lately, I’ve started staying up very late, going online and spending money I don’t have on betting websites. I’ve lost a lot in the past few months, but I haven’t told anyone – my wife and ...