Kristi - posted on 07/03/2013 ( 11 moms have responded )
This is so stupid and embarrassing and I can't believe I'm even asking about this. Should I try pot?
I am 42. I have never been tempted by smokes or drugs. I recently made a friend who thinks cannabis is the miracle cure and can be used for everything. He has not once offered me any, asked if I wanted any or tried to push it on me in anyway. He's never even smoked in front of me. I also talked to one of my best friends and she told me she used to smoke it all the time. I was crazy shocked. All of a sudden I find myself curious.
My thing is, my daughter is almost 14. We have a very cool relationship. We are very honest with each other about pretty much everything. I feel like if I did try it, I would be obligated to tell her about it. I don't want her to lose respect for me or be disappointed in me. However, it is legal here and would it be any different than me drinking beer, which I do on occasion and she does know that. As long as I don't go overboard, she doesn't mind.
As lame as it may be, I've prided myself on being able to say I've never taken a drag or even tried pot. So, I'm struggling with giving that up. And then, what if I like it? Is it addictive and I'm on disability...I really do not have the money to spend on pot. I don't even know how much it costs for how much and how long that amount would last. Would it cause negative side effects with my prescription medication, which my new friend thinks are just toxic chemicals designed to make big pharm companies rich and will eventually do more harm than good. He told me this before he knew I took meds.
Do any of you smoke it, use it or whatever and does your family/kids know about it? What's it like?
This must sound total ridiculous!
Wasn't this supposed to happen to me like 25 years ago?