Some remember their teenage years as their best years of their lives. Some others, remember quite vividly all the struggles and frustrations that grew into adulthood may have brought. Whichever is your case, I’m sure we can both agree that there were some difficult times. Of course, life itself is full of waves of good and bad times, but dealing with all these problems while you’re trying to find yourself and discover how things really work can be a bit too much sometimes.
When I was in college, like any other student, I had doubts and insecurities that I thought would never go away. Never being one of the popular ones, I always looked up to those who were always bragging about their parties and how much fun it was to just let loose and go crazy every weekend.
When I first started partying, I remember I didn’t quite enjoy it as much as I thought I should have. The taste of alcohol was something that puzzled me to my core because I didn’t understand how people could drink to the point of passing out or throwing up. That didn’t last as long as you may imagine.
Party after party, I started to lose my perception of reality and dived into a dark abyss of denial, and I started neglecting all of my responsibilities, which made me have a bad performance overall, it started to affect my grades and eventually led me to fall into an addiction.
This doesn’t mean that having fun with friends every now and then will lead you towards a substance abusive spiral of self-destruction, but you need to know how to overcome these obstacles; because for any teenager, it surely is the same as walking into a barn with a … Read More ...