To qualify..... Been daily smoker for 45 years. Strictly dab now.... about a gram a day.
I have social anxiety and what used to be called Hyperactivity.
Smoking helps me focus, and I become very glib and self confident...... Anyone who has spoken with me would never guess.
I even sang in a band for years.... Pot made it possible. Pharaceuticals never helped... speed make me speed, not slow down.
My normal state for the majority of my life has been "stoned"... it is my norm, and made what I have today possible.
TBH ...I also like being high on weed.... but I suspect my high is quite different than most peoples, it's more of a balance.
Any way.... The few times I did have to stop, it was far more mental than physical. I am kind of an asshole, and I lose my appetite for a couple days, but that's honestly all that has happened. Nowhere near as bad as nicotine withdrawl.
I will say, don't turn to an alternative, drinking and meds to help take the edge off, are no substitute, and far worse IMO.
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