A Wife's Point of View
1,4-Butanediol
by pov
Citation:   pov. "A Wife's Point of View: An Experience with 1,4-Butanediol (exp13977)". Erowid.org. Oct 7, 2002. erowid.org/exp/13977

 
DOSE:
0.75 tsp oral 1,4-Butanediol (liquid)

BODY WEIGHT: 140 lb


As I was reading several of these articles, I found an exact reflection of the household I live in now. I have taken 1-4,b long ago. I have now stopped because of the effects that it had on me. But my story is not of my own 1-4 experience, but of my husbands, friends, and family. But let's see...where should I start?

Let's start with the good things about it; it makes me confident, horny, honest, and drunk feeling..without the alcohol. It does not show up in most cases of drug testing. Could it be the perfect drug? I once thought so, until I saw people get what I think is addicted to 1-4b.

I know all about 1-4b. I experience it all day every day. My husband constantly doses up (we'll call it G-Up) about 5 times a day. I'm around the passing out, the retard state, the anxiety state, the craving state, I'm around all of it. Do I hate it? Hell ya. But I deal with it, because the people I'm around have been doing it for 4 years! I'm offered a dose all the time, but refuse and people wonder why? Duh. If they only knew what I saw. It's a whole lot different watching people who take it all the time, than taking it and watching people. I guess it's a reality waker of some sort.

My brother-in-law has now gotten three (3) DUI's because of 1-4b, he has gotten in several car wrecks; one involving his kid. He constantly abuses the quantity of 1-4, to the extent of falling into a deep retardation-state, before he passes out. I guess this is why his doses are regulated by someone else now.

Let's see, I could tell many more stories, but I'm afraid I wouldn't have the space, and you don't have the time...so I'll keep it short. My husband is a sweetheart when he's sober. How often is that? Very rare. G turns him into an arogant asshole. He can't sleep at night, because in order for him to sleep, he has to G-Out (pass out on 1-4b), then he wakes up 2 or 3 hours later, and G's out again. It's the same process every night. Yeah and let's not forget about the anxiety that comes along with it. He had to be put on medication just to get rid of the anxiety...

From my point of view? 1-4b SUCKS!! It's a great feeling, but is it worth getting addicted over? Is it worth the anxiety attacks or passing out at the wheel? Buyer BEWARE!!!

Exp Year: 2002ExpID: 13977
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Oct 7, 2002Views: 6,378
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