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I Am Trying to Quit Smoking Cigs

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    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

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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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    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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    I have a bad habit of talking to myself, especially when I get upset. I need to quit song this or someone will want to have me committed, lol.
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    I do absolutely everything while smoking a cigarette! I don't even know how to function without a lit cigarette in my fingers or lips. Everything is so much better when you're...
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    I think smoking cigarettes is like the most attractive thing anyone could do! Everything about cigarettes and being a smoker is so incredibly attractive. I'm a very heavy smoker...
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    I quit smoking one year and nine months ago. Even though in 3 months I will have 2 years under my belt, I live in constant fear of relapse. I know it is my decision whether or not...
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    I quit smoking a year about ago. Seeing your dad die of lung cancer and your mother put on oxygen because of smoking makes you realize you had to quit. I quit smoking buy switching...
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    I had quit smoking successfully for more than a year. My ex was an everyday smoker. She'd go to the garage and smoke all the time. Inevitably, I'd bum a cigarette and start smoking...
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    I lived a very exciting youth. I took tons of drugs, sold even more, and traveled around partying and being wild. I was very careful (read: lucky) and so I never seriously...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Each day is a struggle. For me, trying to find happiness is like trying to find gold. I have NO friends and no confidence. I can't even talk to girls because of how nervous I get...
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    You say you wander your own land But when I think about it I don't see how you can You're aching, you're breaking And I can see the pain in your eyes Says everybody's changing And...
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    I smoked my first cigarette on my eighteenth birthday as a one time I am allowed to buy cigarettes now thing. When I inhaled the smoke I coughed and I wanted to inhale like a...
    Ivygirl96 Ivygirl96 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    As of Monday I have been smoke, caffeine and bread free :) Yes I stopped smoking and started dieting all in the same day. Go big or go home right ?! LOL
    pammie83 pammie83 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Sometimes one just reaches that point where they don't want to eat much anymore due to no success of losing weight. and quite honestly I am at that point.
    Basma1 Basma1 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    or rather allowed them to release me so i could get unemployment. i went to work with the Home Depot after moving to be closer to my wife's parents, basically because I felt that...
    StephanieDan StephanieDan 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    Okay so I'm a bisexual man and I always found it so attractive to watch a man smoking a cigar or cigarette. I've honestly never been attracted to female smokers. With one exception...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I enjoy a cigarette after sex I enjoy a cigarette after a nice meal I enjoy a cigarette while watching the sun set and rise I enjoy a cigarette with a nice cup of coffee or a glass...
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    smoking is my crutch, I know I need to give it up and I know the effects of it but yet when I need my time out in life I know that pack waits for me asking me to come outside...
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    Biting my nails Eating bad food Waiting to clean Waiting to fold laundry Not getting ready (doing my hair and makeup) Staying up late Watching a whole season on Netflix I...
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    I only smoke for 2 weeks now but it so amazing. I love it and never quit.
    Yasm1ne2003 Yasm1ne2003 13-15, F 9 Responses Aug 14

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    I'm so stressed out, my grandparents decided they were going to "help," me out of the situation with my step-mother by forcing me into going to Job Corps here in my state. Let me...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F Aug 13

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 13

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    Haven't smoked in almost a month after years of smoking
    chicamexicana chicamexicana 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    I smoke with my kids and encourage them to smoke because it is important for them to enjoy themselves in life and smoking is one of the most enjoyable things out there.
    leighannmason leighannmason 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Mariexoll Mariexoll 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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