I have read in some other thread today that INTP's don't do drugs to escape. I'm curious if more XNTP's share this opinion. Why do you use drugs? Have you ever been a drug abuser and what were your motivations? Are NTP's more prone to drug abuse than other types?
I myself don't use drugs much. I did have had a slight alcohol problem in the past and sometimes I use my prescribed ritalin for other purposes than medicinal. Though it was never my intention to escape reality. It was more of a... suppression of my, back then really dominant, Ti. Whenever I used drugs it was to just stop thinking too much and hand myself over to my feelings. Luckily I've gotten the hang of doing that without drugs today, that period is now over.
So what are your experiences/opinions/thoughts?