Start of Addiction
There are times when everything seems to be going wrong in your life, and you are upset and feel lost. At such a time, you think everything will feel better if you try out that spectacular drug that everyone has been talking about.
That is not really how addiction starts. A typical first time drug user has no need for anything to cope with their past or to feel good, because they do not know what a drug feels like. So how can they expect any results?
There is no detailed plan for a first time use of drugs. What triggers it is often a party where drugs are spontaneously being abused. Imagine this. You go to a party expecting the main event to be the drinking of alcohol, and you notice from the corner of your eye that somebody has pulled out a bag of white powder.
It is cocaine, which you have never even seen before. By now, everyone, even your best friend is trying it. This makes you think you should also try it.
Outlines of this thin white powder are being laid out on the counter. A rolled dollar bill is picked up by someone, and a white line on the counter start to disappear. Another line is similarly picked up by your friend, who then hands the rolled bill to you.
At this time, your heart is pounding and your hands are sweating, and you start to question what is happening. …