I ran the typical boomer arc of doing psychedelics in my youth with positive results. But I saw friends who had been abused as children have very rough experiences. In hindsight, this pattern is clearly defined. When I look back, many of those high school friends did not make it through life. The risks of self-medicating with psychedelics for those with unresolved issues is great. However, personally I am about to try again after over forty years, in part because of your theory that they may actually be more effective for older people because they help us break patterns…

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