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I Am Trying to Quit Smoking Cigs

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    It's not helping me and I don't need them

    anymore. I need to find a better outlet for stress, but the only problem is I am super edgy now. I am going crazy and it has only been 72 hours. I feel like a mega ***** and I feel like I can't control it. Sometimes I just feel like I need to walk away before I go off or lose my...
    imryll imryll 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2014

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    Today I have had four!

    I would have normally been through almost a pack. Baby steps? This is rough!
    GinLV GinLV 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2014

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    I started smoking for the stupidest reasons

    possible.someone told me smoking helps you lose weight.:/ .then , i thought i was 'in love' with a jackass,who was too much in love with himself to love anyone else,and i thought if i were 'cooler' he would be attracted to me more.Its been 12 years.Am now very comfortable with...
    brutallyhonestpariah brutallyhonestpariah 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2015

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    Who Has The Control, Me The Reasonable Get It Done Self,or The Nicotine Addled Emotional Self.

    Well heck what a title. Just trying to list a strength for my reasonable self might give you an idea how hard it is to quit such an addictive habit. I have smoked off and on for about 22 yrs.I dont think ive quit for more than 2yrs in that time period. I quit when I was...
    nuttybooker nuttybooker 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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    One week today of no smoking...the hardest part of the day is the drive home from work. That was my favorite cigarette of the day.
    annk999 annk999 36-40, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Day 4.... I quit drinking. Not because I have to and not because I think I have a problem. I quit because I'm suspicious that I'm just too good at it. I've been self-medicating...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55, T 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    And I don't plan on quitting in the near future. I do it because I enjoy it, it relaxes me. I know the risks involved, but I'm a grown adult and I am able to make my own...
    ProjectExperienceNameUser ProjectExperienceNameUser 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I remember my school had a cool drug counselor,  ofcourse he used to do drugs but now he was trying to help kids quit them. Whenever he got the chance he would always be watching...
    SweetDreamsRubi SweetDreamsRubi 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I started smoking when I was 17 when my close friend experienced a breakup. He was smoking and absentmindedly placed the carton in my hand. To my utter surprise I took a cigarette...
    ESR88888 ESR88888 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    There's something sexy about knowing that how smoking provides enjoyment to the smoker while doing them harm...
    thisguy20 thisguy20 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was never really addicted but I had one cigarette. I quit while I was ahead.
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Fourth day not smoking have a permanent inhaler in my mouth that I chew on ha ha ha!! When bored I'm likely to smoke! Scarey met someone with emphysema scarier but it still might...
    earthandstars earthandstars 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 3

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    I'm a mom who has daughters who smoke cigarettes. I'm happy with the fact that they both asked me about smoking and having come from an extended family of proud Smokers, I feel...
    momsmoker momsmoker 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 2

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    I can't stand the smell of smoke. My dad has been smoking around me since I was a little kid. The part that really gets to me is that he smokes inside the house and I can smell...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F Feb 2

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    I used to hate when my wife would smoke. I used to tell her she could smoke whenever she wanted, just don't do it in front of me. But lately, I have been getting VERY turned on...
    OurFatExperience OurFatExperience 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I've cut out almost all of my bad habits. been sober now 10 months, drug free 20+years .. the only 2 things left I want to quit smoking, slowly getting there. & try and cut down on...
    Bbwasssniffer Bbwasssniffer 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    One month off the cigs and I still have a cold
    TrySN TrySN 26-30, M Jan 30

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    Hi everyone!! So. It's been a good couple of years since I've been on here.... I haven't even thought about this site for a while until I had an experience to share! Now. The last...
    theJagermeister theJagermeister 18-21, F Jan 30

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    I started smoking pot back in October. That is about 3 months or so. I was always against the idea of smoking any and everything. My husband actually turned me onto the idea due to...
    Butterflykiss707 Butterflykiss707 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Anyone here successfully quit using heroin? I've been clean for 3 months and I'm living in a halfway house. Life's been tough without H, but it's for the best.
    vampur vampur 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    I refuse to fund what large distributors do to these poor animals for mass production. I gag thinking about what has happened to the animals... I am trying to be vegan because I...
    Maricopa Maricopa 18-21 1 Response Jan 28

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    I know it will affect me and I know all the health issues, but I really want to start and always have, I don't know why. I come from a strong non-smoking family, so can't really...
    rg1996 rg1996 18-21, M Jan 28

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    My view on smoking is it looks unhealthy an it does a person all harm
    marblemuck marblemuck 66-70, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    Last October my husband of 4 years said that things are not working and that he wants a divorce. I moved out of the house along with our kids, quit my job and moved back to my...
    maydreams82 maydreams82 31-35, F 13 Responses Jan 26

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    I quit smoking many years ago, but since a couple of months I am back smoking. So I smoke about 12 - 17 filtercigarrilos a day. Sometimes I feel guilty about being a smoker, but...
    Pieter666 Pieter666 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I love doing my nails and smoking, love how sexy a long cigarette looks in my filed and painted nails. Feels so delightfully feminine
    Sarasmokes Sarasmokes 36-40, T 1 Response Jan 25

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    So - I don't exactly feel very GOOD at life. I have a pretty good brain inside my head, but for some reason it didn't lead me to choose the correct decisions. I even KNEW the...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I've been questioning my sexuality a lot lately, mainly because of a close female friend that I have (I am also female. I like her a lot, but I don't want to ruin the friendship...
    naturalradiant naturalradiant 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    I love how smoking affects my health, my lungs. It makes me want to smoke more.
    quantumboi quantumboi 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    The Surgeon General Was Right. Years ago cigarette packages posted a very important warning saying the Surgeon General has determined that cigarette smoking is dangerous to your...
    ultrasensitive ultrasensitive 46-50, M Jan 24

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    I can't stop smoking weed and I really want to. It's just that reality is just so **** that it takes away reality. It's took over my life and my life seems such a waste now.
    caketin8 caketin8 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 23

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    gone 1 whole week without smoking. to say I used to go through a 50gram in a week
    lcammo lcammo 16-17, M Jan 22

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    I quit 2 years ago after 22 years and could still light up now 😳
    kalido kalido 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 22

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    It’s just that… I wasn’t happyI’m an entrepreneur a startup company founder and a CEO a city manager and a senior relationship manager Big words. Big...
    bash19899 bash19899 26-30, M Jan 21

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    I Don't Think Smoking Is Cool Or Attractive. I just do it to calm my nerves every once in a blue moon (Which Is Not Much).
    butterfly1013 butterfly1013 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I've been a smoker longer than I've been alive. Went to many new doctor who gave me the standard speech about smoking and my obesity. "Blah blah blah" He said that I was a 73...
    djs1967 djs1967 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 20

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    I've been a smoker longer than I've been alive. Went to many new doctor who gave me the standard speech about smoking and my obesity. "Blah blah blah" He said that I was a 73...
    djs1967 djs1967 46-50, F Jan 20

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    I've been a smoker longer than I've been alive. Went to many new doctor who gave me the standard speech about smoking and my obesity. "Blah blah blah" He said that I was a 73...
    djs1967 djs1967 46-50, F Jan 20

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    I've been smoking for 13 years. I've never wholeheartedly tried to quit...I'm mostly afraid that I'll gain weight. I know that sounds stupid because I should care about my health...
    underpressure85 underpressure85 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    Right up to the end. My wife died on January 17th 2016. She had been dying for years now thanks to cigarettes. She used to joke with me asking what she would die of first...
    40yrSmoker 40yrSmoker 41-45, M Jan 20

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