I Want My Loved One to Quit Smoking

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 69 People

    Such Lack Of Determination

    I used to be a smoker myself, but I quit some 9 or 10 years ago.I managed to quit on my second attempt.The importance of psychological preparation is crucial. This was what was lacking in my first attempt: the smoker must first convince himself/herself that SMOKING IS BAD and...
    Limut Limut
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jun 14, 2011


    I wish my wife would stop smoking cigarettes,she smokes abut 20 a day and i have asked her numerous times to stop but she says thatthe stress of the kids and her job make it hard for her,it is the one thing we really disagree on esp when 4 days ago i came home to find my wife...
    mukydaz mukydaz
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 20, 2011


    Hello.. I am currently 7 and a half months pregnant. I am extremely health conscious. Back in my teens I smoked here and there, but was never a full on smoker. I stopped that very early and never looked back. My common law husband and I have been together off and on for about...
    Cynthia87 Cynthia87
    3 Responses Dec 19, 2012

    Mine's Past Tense. I Wanted My Mom To Stop.

    My mom smoked from about age 15 until she died from COPD four years ago.  I tried so hard to make her stop.  I hid them.  I threw them away.  I yelled and I cried and I begged.  She'd try and she'd say she was going to "cut down."  I'd find them hidden in the cars, the...
    morticia1969 morticia1969
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2011

    What to Do?

    Do you have a loved one, boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, partner, friend, child, parent, family member...that you wish would quit smoking?  How does it make you feel?  What have you tried doing?  How do you support a decision to quit? SHARE YOUR STORY!!!!
    EPSarah EPSarah
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2007
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