Anyone who was a teenager in the late 2000s may remember MTV’s popular documentary show “True Life.”
Since its first episode in 1998, True Life has provided a window into the struggles, hopes, and dreams of young people. Narrated solely by its characters, each episode documents the unusual and often remarkable circumstances of real individuals, whether its about soldiers returning from Iraq, deaf teenagers, or people living with autism.
In telling the girls’ stories, the depressing episode makes a strong case for never trying the drug — or any, for that matter. Many of us tend to think we’re impervious to addiction.
We think we’re somehow better or stronger than addicts. We’d never fall into the dark cycle of dependence.
But what this episode communicates best is that it can happen to anyone. And if the idea of being addicted to molly is somehow amusing
, youll think again after watching the shows real account of what addiction to the party drug is like.
Anyone who was a teenager in the late 2000s may remember MTVs popular documentary show True Life.
Despite any struggles or pains you may have — we all have something — this episode will likely make you extremely grateful for your own life and serve as a reminder that nothing is worth losing that for.
Watch the 3-minute trailer for the episode, which aired on MTV last night.
Past episodes are available to watch in full here
, and we recommend you do — it’s probably the only remotely worthwhile show the network has put out in years.