I am not compulsive. I have had a demo account for probably 1.5 yrs and finally am going live in the next week or 2. After studying forex by reading some books, watching videos (my favorite, I am a visual learner), and reading some forums and taking some posts in with a grain of salt, and others with quite seriousness, I feel confident enough to enter live trading with an open mind, and always eager to learn more info. I tend to believe that trading forex successfully is a never ending process of learning the ins and outs of it. Make sure you are up to date on world financial news, so you are not taken by surprise. Recognize type of news that may sink or increase your odds of getting those pips. Nothing comes easy in life, including profiting in forex.
The goal of a successful trader is to make the best trades. Money is second