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I Need to Stop Smoking

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    Stop Smoking

    well,anyone that smokes really needs to stop smoking,actually wanting to is another matter.i know smoking can effect my health & yet i still do it,when i say it like that it actually makes me sound a little silly.i quite enjoy smoking,especially if i have a bacardi in my other...
    clayantony clayantony 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    Blah

    So yeah I need to give up smoking because its such an expensive and dirty habit but.... Give it 16 hours and I'm ready to bite somebody's head off! At first you tell yourself that your not addicted but in time you realise you most certainly are! Sooooo to anybody that is thinking...
    Carly1992 Carly1992 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    Stopped And Started About A Billion Times

    Ok, slight exaggeration but I have stopped about 100 times and every single time for some stupid reason I start again. I cannot even afford it, it's just ridiculous. It stinks, costs a fortune and makes me feel bad when I smoke, I don't even enjoy it all that much anymore but I...
    louisthepearl louisthepearl 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    18 And Smoking-

    My parents both smoke and my older sister smokes too. Why did I have to start? I smoke a pack a day. And my lungs are paying for it. I can't stop smoking, I've tried so many times. My friends say I can do it... but I don't know if I can. I say I will, but within the next three...
    HateLoveMePlease HateLoveMePlease 18-21, F Oct 24, 2009

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    Never Thought Id Be Saying This But

    Ive been a smoker for ages... I started every day at 13 and I used to smoke when I could before that as well... yeah very stupid but I am stupid. I still kind of enjoy it even tho I hate admitting that and Im too scared atm to stop altogether BUT Im on day 3 of a serious effort...
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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    I've been smoking since I was 16

    and I need to quit. When I breathe deep it sounds wheezy and wake up coughing. I've quit twice only for a couple months, but I'm recently single from a 5yr relationship and just can't find the motivation. I absolutely must find motivation.
    Midwesttwurkit Midwesttwurkit 26-30, M Nov 16

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    Smoking

    Smoking,Need to stop,It's so hard,Considering,I never started!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 19, 2012

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    Must, Need, Want And Have To

    I don't know how I'll stop smoking cause I am stressed but I must, need, want and have to stop.  I don't have any other choice...I am getting sick from it. 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Apr 29, 2012

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    You Can Quit If You Want Too

    Hello, I always been one to never brag or constantly erk a nerve about quitting smoking, some just really enjoy it, and to me it made me fell so at ease.I never thought I would of been able to quit, I loved my coffee and cigarette,I got to work an hour early just to have coffee...
    identity identity 41-45, F May 27, 2008

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    I didn't start until a year ago.

    Cigarettes I mean. Wretched cancer sticks that I loathed and loved simultaneously.School had been the only thing I've ever been truly good at which is very rewarding, but also kind of sad. But in my junior year of college, things got hard, courses got more intense, relationships...
    TheUndying TheUndying 18-21, M Jan 7

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    Smokers Cough

    I've been smoking since I was 16.. It started with beedees, then black n milds, now cigarettes.. My lungs feel awful.. I need to quit so bad.. I can't run or jog without loosing my breath.. It's bad!. But some how I still feel I need a newport.. UGHHH! I hate smoking but yet I...
    mohebert25 mohebert25 26-30, F Aug 25, 2012

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    Born to Smoke

    I think I was born addicted to nicotine and alcohol.  My parents are both heavy smokers and alcoholics and I think I was born with the addiction.  I picked up cigarettes at age 12.  Now I smoke every chance I get.  I am sick of it but cannot...
    shugabooga shugabooga 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2009

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    Pls Stop Me

    i try and try to stop smoking but i guess i make it become more worst...
    msnolie msnolie 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 21, 2008

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    Was born with bronchitis

    and had a smokers cough since I was 5. Started smoking at 11 stopped at 15 and picked it back up at 18. I've tried stopping multiple times but can't seem to do it for myself. All my friends are smokers, making access to a smoke to easy. Basically I need a reason to quit that...
    drigdman drigdman 22-25, M May 8

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    I don't smoke often but a few months ago I started smoking. I was really stressed out. I started around May this year and I've just started my third packet this year. I've shared a...
    SpiritualBunny SpiritualBunny 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    CaptainLFC89 CaptainLFC89 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    So I had first started smoking weed with my boyfriend, and I was 13 at the time, now 14. I tried it for the first time April of last year and the first few times I did it i really...
    nicolexleone nicolexleone 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I just woke up one day, last September, and decided I'd had enough, i was done being enslaved to cigarettes. And that was the end of that toxic, one way relationship:) We met...
    IAmOptimusPrime IAmOptimusPrime 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I wouldn't say I'm a chained smoker, but I am a social smoker and regularly feel I need that daily intake of nicotine. Where I live we have this Arabian kind of smoke where you put...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F Dec 2

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    Smoked on and off since I was seventeen. Can’t exactly say why I started, (though like most other people I imagine) I know why I need to quit. Ironic as it is, during my college...
    morea morea 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    when i was small at the age of 10 i decided not to do any smoking or any other bad things But when i reached teenage and was very socialize.Most of my friends were smokers ,they...
    vicky1995xx vicky1995xx 18-21, M Nov 23

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    It's heartbreaking seeing these homeless war veterans on the streets, I hate seeing 12 year old kids smoking in parks and then drinking. I think unemployment benefits should be...
    EqualityinAges EqualityinAges 16-17, M Dec 1

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    Kids can be difficult to babysit, any advice for how to watch two 11year olds and a 12-13 year old? And have them stop fighting?
    Kanimaz Kanimaz 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I'm 22 years old and my older brother friend likes me .My brother friend been coming around for years and always like me .He found a girlfriend and stop talking to everyone because...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I'm done... I'm not opening up to anyone, anymore.. At all.. No one... :/ im going to start pretending to be happy again... I'll just get back into daily habits of cutting. And...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    2 1/2 months without a smoke. I'm starting to crave again. I still love the smell of a freshly lit smoke and remember what it was like to smoke as if I'm still doing it. I know...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I first started smoking in my teens, and have smoked on and off ever since, but I have wanted to quit this deadly and disgusting habit for years. I started smoking heavily again...
    anothernightowl anothernightowl 36-40, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    It was actually the other day that I couldn't stop crying I miss my best friend so much and it's not like he moved away or anything I see him quite often like at basketball...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I've been smoking since 2 years. First time I smoked when I had problem with my best friend he gave me up so I didn't know what to do I was too depressed and I bought cigarette and...
    Stevejons Stevejons 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I don't really know why I did, mainly to save money, but crazy as it sounds I enjoy smoking... I miss it, I crave the feel of a cigarette between my fingers, I feel like I feel...
    joeblow26 joeblow26 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There are many things over a span of years that I have allowed to be said about me, and to me by members of this site. I have told you repeatedly that I do not speak out to...
    Joseph84 Joseph84 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    NEED PARTNER. Hi. My name is S and I want to run away from home in New Jersey. I am 14, and struggle with depression, so my partner in crime has to be willing to be friends and...
    teenagerrunaway teenagerrunaway 18-21, F Nov 29

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    As it turns out alcohol and quitting smoking don't mix very well...
    ReveredPotion ReveredPotion 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I love smoking its makes food taste better and music is wayyy better!
    Heyababe Heyababe 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    Today has been 1 year since I quit smoking :)
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 28

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    I am quitting smoking an on this morning I am not going to buy a pack of cigarettes! Gotta stay strong!!!
    Binks328 Binks328 26-30, M Nov 29

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    I like Black and Milds once in awhile, especially wood tip wine or jazz. I also, like Marlboro Smooths 100's....like smoking a peppermint candy with a subtle harshness and tobacco...
    Tothelastdivine1994 Tothelastdivine1994 18-21, M Dec 1

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    Ah yes my first (of two) times smoking weed. I was in NY and it was super late and a group of my co-workers were on a retreat. We hit a joint and we went into the cabin area. They...
    Ebbal Ebbal 16-17, T Dec 2

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    Smoking weed isn't so great to calm down and relax with when there are better solutions that are cheaper and safer. I find my anti depressants (Setraline) way better. Only a 2...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Dec 6

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    I am quitting, and I am already noticing that I have more energy throughout the day. I smoke weed everyday and will continue to do so, but I am quitting cigarettes after 7 years of...
    CountryQueen623 CountryQueen623 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I need to in the morning and i just really like the combination even later in the day I'll have coffee and smoke it always makes me feel happy and ok
    dazedandconfused66 dazedandconfused66 18-21, F Nov 26

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    So I go to this reform school that is a military based program, we have drill instructors and all the works, uniforms PT all that good sh, and I like to paint my nails on the...
    Icantcry Icantcry 16-17, M Dec 12

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    my best friend just had an electronic cigarette. he knows i hate drugs because i got adopted because of drugs and he was sitting there smoking one i feel like **** right now. what...
    lonewolf4510 lonewolf4510 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Often, I look at our culture and cringe. I feel the desire to love people. However every time I ask a girl out I get nervous or estranged looks. Once I asked a girl if she wanted a...
    jjeng1989 jjeng1989 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Hey guys. I need help & advice. So i have a boyfriend, he is amazing, he loves me very much and he cares for me like crazy. We had been together for 8 months, but a person got in...
    iSimplyWish iSimplyWish 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 26

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    some think because God answers our prayers we are exempt from trials and tribulation ,,this is not so ,just the opposite ,,,we are in a battle with dark forces ,, just...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M Dec 12

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