by Nenad Nikolic, Belgrade

by Nenad Nikolic, Belgrade

GHB - the “date rape” drug

14 Dec, 2018

by Nenad Nikolic, Belgrade

Better known as liquid ecstasy, Georgia home boy, Fantasy are some of this drug’s street names. GHB or Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (C4H8O3) is a central nervous system depressant. It has been used most often in clubs, raves and dance parties. It is used as an alternative to ecstasy and alcohol since it gives the similar feeling to being on ecstasy and being drunk.
GHB is common among LGBT, especially among gay and bisexual men. In one study the tested sample was gay and bisexual men in their early 20’s, it was found that 40 percent had tried GHB at least once in their lifetime.
The street name for this drug that stands out is “date rape” drug. That name is well deserved. The drug’s form is colorless liquid, and It can easily be poured into someone's drink without noticing. GHB increases sexual excitation, decreases inhibitions, and enhances sexual promiscuity. And if taken in a more significant amount, you get dizzy and even pass out. If you overdose, you can easily slip into a coma and die. The transition from date to rape is evident here.
Recently a friend of mine had some shocking experience involving G. It was Friday night, and he was ready for a party.

So, can you tell me what happened that night?
“I was in a club, the place I like to go because the fun, at least for me, is guaranteed.”

Where you alone?
“I was with a friend, who was with me for no more than an hour. He soon left with some guy, some fling of his probably. So, I was left alone.”

What happened then?
“A group of gay “predators” come to me. Six of them. One of them started talking to me. Soon we realized that we are both students from the same town, and now chatting was easy.
He offered me a drink. I took a sip from the drink he gave me. I immediately realized that something was odd with the taste. I remembered the taste from before. I had already tried it a few years ago. It was G. A friend of mine gave me a few drops on the tong. It was just to try it, I was curious. I had memorized that taste and smell.
It was apparent that this man is trying something, having hidden motives. I decided to play him. To see how far he will go.
I was informed about GHB, and about its effects, I knew how much it would take to knock off a 90-kilo guy like me. So, I bottomed up the drink. He ordered another round, and another and another. Until he probably ran out of cash. Because soon after, he suggested going to his flat.
At the time the drug had already started to kick in. The drive to the flat was beautiful. The vibration in the car was terrific. I got a little bit horny during the ride.”

Where you high while in the club?
“I felt the heat, and desire to dance and to touch other people to feel their skin on me.”

Did you have any adverse side effects?
“No. Nothing. At some point, I felt my heart beat rising, the euphoria.

What happened in his apartment?
“So, there we were at his place with 10 of his friends, where I knew no one. He gave me a glass of Coca-Cola. He mixed it in the kitchen, so I don’t see him putting in the drug. After half an hour, and 2-3 glasses of the mixture, he took his clothes off and walked around naked, I remember he was so high... “
Why where all those people there, was that a sex party?
“No, it was a flat party, they were planning to go to the after party at some club. It wasn’t a sex party, at least not for me. I was withholding, I would probably have had sex that night with the guy if he would have told me that he was pouring me G. So, I just teased him. He was naked, laying beside me, I cuddle him a bit. He had a massive hard-on.
I was there maybe an hour, and I had enough. I have shown this guy that he can’t play me. It was time to go. On the door he tried to stop me, he could not realize why I want to leave. I grabbed him and whispered on his ear G.G.G.G.G (as in GHB)… He freaked out, said goodbye and closed the door, haha! He later apologized send texts asking me to come back. He even said that I was not fair if I knew all the time, I should have said something.”

Indeed, that was his comment? Seems to me like the guy was basically preparing you for rape! Why did you hang out all night with him if you knew from the beginning what he was doing?
“I don’t know. I wasn’t feeling myself. Maybe it was the drug that gave me the courage to stay and see how far he would go.”

To all the boys who like play like my friend here – beware of the wolf. As you can see, I have a foolish, self-destructive friend. Who could have easily been a victim of sexual abuse, or even worse; death. He had enormous luck.