CLEAN AND SOBER Essay

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Clean and Sober was a movie about a guy name Darryl who was a drug and alcohol addict. The movie started out as him waking up beside a naked woman, then he started snorting cocaine, cocaine can give you hallucinations. When he was trying to wake up the woman, the woman was not budging, meaning she’s dead- overdosed with cocaine and this was the conflict of the story, and also he was running away from his boss because he took a great amount of money in their company and invested it on stocks and he lost it all. He went up to his friends and asked for some money so he could go far away, but no one helped him. The problem of dealing with this is a stress for him, now he has got to think of a plan where he could go away and not spend any…show more content…
When his co-worker visited him on the hospital to discuss about his debt, Darryl explained to him what happened with the girl, and he defend himself saying that it was the girl who offered him the cocaine, this is rationalization. Through the time, Darryl was connecting with a girl named Charlie in the hospital. By the end of their time in the hospital, Darryl was intended to straighten out his life. Along with Charlie because he might have fallen for her or it’s because he wants to help her. He went to Charlie’s house and he ended up taking dinner with her and with her partner. Her partner was not a help to Charlie because he was smoking marijuana (a psychedelic drug) in front of her. Darryl invited Charlie for a dinner and asked her to live with her and leave her partner. When Charlie was talking to her partner over the phone, instead of saying that she will leave him because he was a bad influence, she ended up saying that she’ll go home immediately. This can be considered as reaction formation meaning that she didn’t mean what she said because maybe she was just threatened by her partner or maybe because she’s been with him for so long and she can’t imagine any other life without him in it. Darryl kept pursuing Charlie and eventually Charlie gave in. But then few days later, Charlie’s partner went to

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