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I Need to Stop Smoking

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

    I know I need to quit smoking, my father has copd because of it and I already have asthma and I do want to quit but it's so hard. I just keep reaching for the cigarettes and i can't quit cold turkey because then i get jumpy and aggatated, i just bought an electronic cigarette. my...
    lapinesandy lapinesandy 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 14, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hi My wife smokes in the house and I hate it ! She smoked when we dated and I didnt mind, but after I watched my mother waste away from cancer and die at 64 it changed my opinion...
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    Marijuana is, in my opinion, a safe and fun drug to consume and/or smoke. However, I have stopped because I became too dependent on it. Whoever says weed isn't addictive is wrong...
    onlytheyoung95 onlytheyoung95 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I want to but it's so hard 🚬
    bittersweetsourandsalty bittersweetsourandsalty 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I smoked since I was 15 and in the last two years I smoked more and hated it so much. I would get a little stressed and some constantly then I got rid of my biggest stress trigger...
    milanoie milanoie 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Hi everyone I have decided to stop smoking weed as it has taken over my life. I have become really lazy, unmotivated and foggy in the brain. My anxiety has got worse. Everytime I...
    Victoria299 Victoria299 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Me & my boyfriend have been together for two years going on 3 in November. We have truly been through a lot and I care and love him with all my heart. He's recently just gotten out...
    jloves21 jloves21 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really, really REALLY love smoking. I started at age 12, was up to 1ppd by 14 and 1.5-2ppd since I was 16. I started on Reds but went to Marlboro 100s sometime in high school...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    My mom walks to bed, needing aided and struggling with each step. Her struggling is to breathe and that's required to do anything. She is on an oxygen tank, but feels like she has...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 2

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    I smoke tobacco. Raw, loose tobacco that you roll in cigarette paper. Although it is still smoking I do think it's better than smoking cigarettes. They taste better, they are less...
    scat9x scat9x 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Hey, I also had a really bad panic attack that lasted a few hours when smoking weed, where I was convinced I was losing my mind. This turned into a sort of panic disorder for a...
    stevepride stevepride 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I been smoking for almost 25 years...and I'm 36...I seriously need to stop this
    Josh1978 Josh1978 36-40, M Jul 19

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    I don't understand. I just don't understand. I am in love and it's a really very good feeling. Yes I am just 17 years old and am in love with a 41 year old man. He is my first love...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Hey, a lot of us here are really into our cigarettes. We should have "EP Chain-Smoking Sunday" and as many of us who want to can join in and we can cyber-smoke as a group. Here is...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I was a backslidden Pentecostal. After getting married and a few years going by I have returned to church. There are many things I have laid down and been able to overcome and I...
    SarahG213 SarahG213 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I feel like he's pulling away. My boyfriend, we've been together 2 and a half years. We we first got together, and up until the last December, everything was great. We got each...
    krissyhopee0726 krissyhopee0726 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I started smoking when I was 9 years old. I stole some cigarettes from my parents and it felt awesome right away. By now I smoke about 2 packs a day, up to 3 or 4 when I am out...
    superlord superlord 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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    Smoking was something that I wanted to do since I rememebred myself. I started it when I was 10 years old and I never regret it. It feels so good when the smoke fills my lungs and...
    Dean00200 Dean00200 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Stop telling me everything is going to be alright, Especially when you can't prove it. Because your words are empty and land on deaf ears. Show me everything's gonna be alright...
    SignalSarge SignalSarge 46-50, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with GoodPasture Syndrome last summer. A little too late. Doctor had my results from a urinalysis, and my proteins were greater than 500, among other labs that...
    funkydivachick funkydivachick 26-30, F Jul 10

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    I absolutely love smoking . I started it when I was 10 and a half years old and I loved it from the first inhale. Now I am 28 years old, heavy smoker highly addicted to my...
    Dean00200 Dean00200 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really want to quit smoking. I've smoked off and on for 14 years. I really need to quit while I still have my health. I've tried and failed at quitting cold turkey and using...
    kathleen83 kathleen83 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Every Sunday I sit and decide what exercise I am going to do for the next week and what I am going to eat, (trying to get healthier and loose weight) by Monday lunchtime I have...
    poshbarbie poshbarbie 26-30, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I ignored all the signs. Its all my fault. I am tired of feeling like it doesnt matter if I stay or leave. How could you do the one thing that you know would hurt me the most...
    asb328 asb328 41-45, F 10 hrs ago

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    Ok so after the break up with the man I was with for four years I started talking to an old friend and we hub out a few times and we have always acted like we were in a...
    MissSkye MissSkye 16-17, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I've been with my husband for 3 years and married for 7 months. recently we have been going through some problems. He recently admitted to "liking" a female whom i have had...
    annquin annquin 22-25, F 52 mins ago

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    I am 25 years old and i've been smoking since i was 14, i am really scared for my future health but still don't know how to quit smoking
    Megq Megq 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I just smoked my last cig. I just quit and I kinda feel like crying. I smoke when I'm lonely which has been a lot in the last year. I have always hated the way it makes me feel but...
    Gilliankay Gilliankay 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I've been smoking for quite a few years but I've been finding myself frustrated and angry that I'm addicted and I want to quit. I've tried but I get extremely aggressive and...
    OnyxHeart OnyxHeart 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I just started smoking cigarettes. They calm me down but I feel so guilty smoking them. I know they are unattractive and disgusting to most people. I only smoke in private.
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I don't think I have a problem....which I guess is exactly what someone with a problem might say. I guess I need to know for sure that I don't need the weed,that I'm not dependant...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F Jul 3

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    First of all, I won't judge you in the least for drinking smoking, drugs, whatever. I have simply decided that I don't need them in my life in order to enjoy it, and this is coming...
    myguitarisbusted myguitarisbusted 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    My mom smoked while I was in the car with her. I would beg her to stop. She would say I'm almost done. I would hold my breath and breathe only when I couldn't hold it any longer...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F Jul 1

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    So the other day my girlfriend broke up with me but i want her back. Basically she wanted me to come to a braai at her friend's house. Then she told me not to come but i did...
    LucemSpiritus LucemSpiritus 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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