Many people write off their past or current relapses as “good learning experiences.” This video addresses the potential problems of minimizing the serious nature of these relapses, and how doing so may cost you future quits or maybe even your life. The videos attached in this description really hit home this issue.
I know I will quit again
Past “successful quits”
“Don’t beat yourself up for smoking”
“Oops, I had a false start”
“If I relapse I will smoke until it kills me.”
“Get right back in the saddle”
The lucky ones get hooked
“Don’t let a slip put you back to using”
“Maybe a puff isn’t that big of a deal”
If this is your first time quitting
Is relapse a natural part of the addiction process?