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Smoking Relapse Prevention


The Law of Addiction

The Lucky Ones Get Hooked!

The Smokers Vow

"I'm Not Going to Smoke Today!"

"Was I Addicted?"

Everyone is Different?

Maybe I'm Different?

Fixating on a Cigarette

Never Take Another Puff!

"The only time I think of cigarettes is when I receive your stupid letters!"

Divine Revelations

New Year's Resolution

I Can't Quit or I Won't Quit

Negative Support From Others

"I feel 100% better since I Quit"

"Why did I start smoking? Why did I quit?"

"New Reactions to Anger as an Ex-smoker"

"If they ever cure lung cancer, I am going back to smoking!"

"You said it would get better!" "It's just as bad as the day I quit!"

Thoughts that seem worse than urges experienced the first few days

Come Share Your Strength, Come Recognize Your Vulnerabilities

"Why are you so hard on the concept of cheating?"

"Just One Little Puff"

"I think I have decided to go back to smoking"

"I made a conscious decision to smoke"

"Things were just so bad at work I had to take a cigarette!"

"I went back to smoking while in the hospital with pneumonia!"

"Help, I've Relapsed!" - a plea for help or a cry for attention?



Additional Relapse Prevention Video Pages


Can second hand smoke cause relapse?

Can taking a break from smoking help you get rid of nicotine tolerance?

Cigars and relapsing

Curiosity killed the quit

Dealing with people who try to undercut your quit

Fear of relapsing

Have you hugged a relapser today?

How long does it take to become re-addicted to nicotine?

I am doing okay, I am not buying cigarettes

"I hate smoking so much that there is no way I could ever go back"

I know too much about smoking to ever be able to relapse

If I go back to smoking, I'll just quit again

If I relapse I'll smoke until it kills me

Intentional relapses

It's cold outside, boy do I need a cigarette

Is relapse a natural part of the quitting process?

Is relapsing on nicotine a good learning experience?

It's inevitable, some smokers are going to relapse

Nicotine tolerance

Relapses are not determined by how you quit smoking

Some people won't be happy until they relapse

The smell of relapse

There is no legitimate reason to relapse

Words that translate to relapse


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