Why People Choose To Do Cocaine
Considering the serious health risks associated with cocaine, why do some people start to use? This is a question for the ages. Although there is numerous documentation and lessons on this subject, no one can ever know the real reason each individual chooses to use. There are many serious side effects to using cocaine, however they either choose to discount them or feel their use will outweigh the consequences.
In looking into the why people use we can see many different reasons. Since cocaine is the “caviar drug”, it used to be seen prevalently in the club scenes, to enlighten the feeling of partying. Now we see cocaine use an “escape goat” into masking their real feelings of depression, fear, anxiety and feeling of non-control of their lives. Some users have often find it to be calming, increasing their self-control, making them feel at ease with others and more confident. However, some users may not feel relaxed and can get agitated and nervous. (Web MD) Some housewives had stated they feel the need to use cocaine for an added boost to handle their daily lives. They were overwhelmed by the daily duties of cooking, cleaning, laundry and kids and felt they needed an extra boost to maintain their household.
Other users (the local neighbors and addicts) felt this high was greater than the use of regular marijuana. The rush was more intense and instant. The feeling of sexual heightening became uncontrollable. Some even felt they could not perform a sexual act without being high. When in fact some men and woman have been known to lose stamina and were unable to complete the climax of sex. Young people have said cocaine use has given them the “hottest sexual experience” they have ever had. (Calafat A, 2008;20 )
Now we can look at some of the side effects shown with cocaine use and why this does not scare people from using it. Cocaine has been shown to affect the brain to where the user feels indescribable pleasure. Cocaine...