Not understanding the compulsive fascination with smoking I hit the Internet to educate myself. (If they are lucky) If you don't die from Lung Cancer, you will from numerous other diseases if not from a breathing disorder (COPD, Enphesema) AMAZING... Well you know what that means, it's Junky thinking at it's best.
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My in-laws are pushing 80 and are still quite active... Damn I'm feeling old today.think "addict" instead of "smoker" in terms of the relationships you find yourself pulled into and the people you find yourself involved with just knowing or saying "i don't want to be with an addict" is not enough to change your behavior and relationship patterns. She even chewed gum to help her breath so it wouldn't be so bad to kiss her.
they are hard-wired into you from how you grew up it takes work on yourself, through understanding yourself as the other half of that relationship (a co-dependent, an enabler, a rescuer) with an addict. Through observing and understanding your interactions with the addict (guess what, it's all about you, and not about them at all), and where they stem from within you, that is where change occurs. But the smoke getting into a smoker's skin is no exaggeration. If I have a conversation with one of them, I always take a step back. As a former smoker, I can't stand cigarette smokers.
After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. I am a non smoker who started dating a heavy smoker. I have had a very hard time dealing with this for some reason and feel it has changed me forever.
The whole ordeal has left me depressed and devistated.