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Cigarettes. - December 24th 2009, 06:01 AM

I'm 19, I've been smoking since I was 16 quit completely for a bit started back up when I was 18, not heavy, I know its bad for you, etc, etc, and I'm honestly not looking to quit or hear any of that stuff, I'm just trying to find out if anyone else feels the same I do, basically, all I ever hear from people is that its stupid, or that I'm doing it to be "cool" or "fit in" with certain crowds, which is far from the case as I'm neither popular really, nor do I follow crowds or trends or any other crap, I actually do it because I enjoy it, I enjoy the sensation I get with it, it keeps my stress a lot lower than it was before and tends to make me focus more on things, but I can live without it and stop anytime I want (I know a lot of people say that, but I honestly can, I've been weeks and months without them before, and it doesn't bother me, I don't get the mood swings or anything else.

I realize its a bad decision, the health effects and everything else, I was just wondering if theres anyone else out there who smoke just for the enjoyment of it, barring addiction and trying to fit in or otherwise.
   
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Re: Cigarettes. - December 24th 2009, 08:46 AM

Hey,
I've been smoking since I was 14.
To be honest the reason I started was purely out of stress. I am addicted but I do smoke more the enjoyment.
I smoke when I'm relaxed, when I'm annoyed... I don't have to be in a particular mood to smoke.
I know people say it's horrible and it's disgusting etc. but if I get enjoyment out of it why not.
   
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Re: Cigarettes. - December 24th 2009, 09:04 AM

Nah, I've been smoking for six years now, I'll admit I'm addicted, but not badly at all. I only crave about twice a day, which really isn't worse. I'm aware I should quit, but at the moment, its helping me cope, and at the end of the day, I don't want to quit. I enjoy it. The only time I succeeded in quitting is when a guy I was close to told me that I was pathetic and would never be able to quit...so I quit out of stubbornness. Only for about 8 months though.

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Re: Cigarettes. - December 24th 2009, 07:57 PM

i genuinelly enjoy the flavor of tobacco. i smoke dip and chew long as its un-flavored yes im addicted but the addiction came later i had a chance to stop but i like the taste too much


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Re: Cigarettes. - December 24th 2009, 10:30 PM

Exactly the same.. Although I started to try it, and I guess kind of fit in... I'm not by any means a heavy smoker, a few a weekend at the most; but like you I enjoy the sensation and the taste... The image built up around smoker is worse than some drug addicts, why anyone would do it for that I don't know!? The amount of stick I get for enjoying a few is ridiculous!



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