90 Day Fiance: The Other Way couple, Ronald and Tiffany share an Instagram account. They went there for a Q&A session this weekend to talk about all sorts of things. One subject discussed included Ronald’s gambling addiction. It looks like he’s managing to hold it in check, although he struggles with it. In fact, he also reached out with advice to another gambler.
90 Day Fiance: The Other Way star Ronald’s still drawn to the casino
In their Q&A, Ronald’s not scared to talk about his gambling addiction. Just to recap some details, TV Shows Ace earlier reported on that. We noted, “[Ronald] has a criminal record and a gambling addiction. Nevertheless, Tiffany never dumped him instantly but needs to work on trust issues. ” In an updated article, we reported that just a week ahead of Tiffany arriving in South Africa, he remained in rehab.
Spoilers for the 90 Day Fiance: The Other Way season show that Tiffany married him and they seem happy enough together at the moment. In fact, during their Q&A, Tiffany said she’s learning to speak the local language, Afrikaans. However, a large focus on the Q&A revolved around Ronald’s gambling addiction. It seems that every time he gets his hands on some cash he struggles as he’s drawn to the casino.
Gambling system helps Ronald fight his addiction
Asked how he copes with his gambling addiction, Ronald said, “It’s hard.” He added, “I have things in place to fight temptation mentally.” These include, “three other support steps…” He takes those before he even thinks about taking “that drive towards a casino.” Another thing that helps him cope is that he considers his “goals.” He keeps in mind “what [he] wants to achieve in the long run.”
The 90 Day Fiance star also mentions that “God” helps him meet the challenges. In reply to another Instagram user, it looks like Ronald may actually find a route to helping others. One person noted they have a “gambling addiction.” They lost their home and now sit “homeless.” Ronald reached out and gave them a few pointers
Ronald shares ideas on the gambling addiction struggle
90 Day Fiance: The Other Way fans know any addiction’s a daily battle. Ronald suggested ways that help. He posted up, “I know your situation is hard.” He added, “At the end of the day…keep your head up.” However, he did note that people should get some help. He believes that if people can’t get into rehab, they can still get help. Ronald said addicts should at least get “an accountability partner.” However, he also notes, “It all starts with you having the will to say that was enough.”
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