Tag Archives: addiction

MUMMY: MY EXPERIENCE REHABILITATING MY GIRL OFF DIGITAL ADDICTION

Any mommies wean ur child off iPad or smartphone or electronic gadgets before? What do you observe on ur child during the weaning period and any difference after the weaning? Especially the kids whom are very addicted. My girl used to stay overnight at my mom's place every Friday night and she will be on the iPad from the time she reach there until 2-3am because my mom refuse to stop her. She will come home next time very tired, very short temper, extra rude for the next 2 days. She gets very restless n bored not knowing what to do. Cannot pay attention in class too.

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SHOULD I BREAK UP WITH FIANCE OVER HIS ONLINE GAMBLING HABIT?

My husband-to-be is an addictive gambler, help me. Normally he bets on 4D, ToTo, but it's not a small amount. One bet can be up to $50. This is really frustrating as we're getting married soon but he doesn't seems like he has a lot of savings, which we desperately need... Recently he even started asking money from me, from small amount like $10 to $100 now.

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HUSBAND: MY WIFE CAN LIVE WITHOUT ME, BUT CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT INTERNET

Hi, I live in Kovan and I had very bad fibre broadband connection yesterday. Last evening I switched off and then switched on the Huawei modem. Since then, the LOS light is blinking red and I've had no internet connection. Please advise and I hope this gets expedited because my wife can live without me, but not without an internet connection.

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SERIAL CHEAT BORROWS MONEY WITHOUT RETURNING TO FUEL GAMBLING HABIT

This guy by the name of Quentin Chong Ye Jie (S873xxx9A) believed to be staying at Tanglin Halt borrowed money(Total of $3000) from my nephew in the mid 2015 and had promised to return it by 3 months installment. Obviously he has no intention of paying back what he has borrowed. My Nephew is not the first victim. Mr. Chong had approached few of his ex-colleagues from his previous work place(local bank) and some of them even took a bank loan to help him and landed themselves in debts too.

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HELP! IS MY NS BUDDY ADDICTED TO HAVING SEX WITH PROSTITUTES?

This may sound really stupid but I think my NS buddy is addicted to prostitution and we have no way of helping him overcome it. He so so addicted or poisoned to paying for sex that he spends almost all his money on thai, vietnamese or prc prostitutes every week we book out. He claims that after sex, he will bring the ladies out and he feels very happy. He say that they give him the girlfriend feel and he feel all his sacrifices are worth it.

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78% OF SINGAPOREANS FEEL ANGRY OR ANXIOUS WHEN DEPRIVED OF THE INTERNET

The only time finance manager Allan Chee is off the Internet is when he sleeps. So, when he has to go abroad for work or holiday, the self-professed Web addict said he would pop a sleeping pill. "No Internet, no life for me," said the 50-year-old, adding that he could last, at most, four hours without being online. Beyond that, he feels restless.

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Being glued to your smartphone can be a sign of psychotic disorder

According to psychiatrists, medical authorities worldwide need to formally recognise addiction to internet and digital devices as a disorder. ‘Singaporeans spend an average of 38 minutes per session on Facebook, almost twice as long as Americans,’ said a latest study by Experian, a global information services company.

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Use of smartphones leaves people disengaged

People can now leave their offices without fear of being disconnected from their work. Indeed, many would consider smartphones to be among the most important tools ever invented, when it comes to increasing the productivity of knowledge work. However, our new research indicates that greater connectivity comes at a cost: Using a smartphone to cram more work into a given evening results in less work done the next day. The reason for this is that smartphones are bad for sleep, and sleep is very important to effectiveness as an employee.

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