Relapses are not determined by how you quit smoking

How you quit smoking and how you relapse are two independent issues. It is a mistake to simply attribute the reason you relapsed to the method that you initially used to quit.

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Is cold turkey the only way to quit?
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Past “successful” quits
The advantage of having a difficult time when quitting smoking
Every quit is different
Resources regarding stop smoking aids
“Whatever you do don’t quit smoking cold turkey!”
Lost long term quits