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‘I couldn’t do without cocaine, couldn’t face talking to people’

I suppose the other friends I’d had, people I’d played football with when I was younger and that – they just went one way and I went another. You don’t really think about it, it just happened.

It started recreationally, just dabbling, and then it went from there. First it would just be at the weekend, then it started to spill over into the week. Then I’d be going out on a Thursday and going through to the following Tuesday and saying to myself that having Wednesday off was fine, that it would be enough and I’d recover.

A crutch

But it wasn’t. Where I’d first been using and enjoying it, I was now using as a crutch. I couldn’t do without cocaine, couldn’t face talking to people or interacting with people without a few lines in me.

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Source: thejournal.ie, 28/07/2018

 

Posted by drugs.ie on 07/30 at 09:13 AM in
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