To answer that query you need look no further than the cigarette corporations and the federal government with their promoting and they are supported by the companies that manufacture products resembling Nicorette, Nicabate etc and other non efficient products marketed as Quit therapies.
Why do you suppose that is? Regardless that the federal government states it desires to see folks give up smoking, the very fact is their advertising is increasing the use of cigarettes. This is notably prevalent with the younger individuals who really feel they are invincible and may easily give up smoking anytime they want. In fact they do not notice till it’s too late that it’s not all that easy. In fact for some it’s actually troublesome to quit.
In a method there may be some reverse psychology taking place with the advertising. It is nearly a challenge for younger individuals to try. For instance, in ads on cigarette packets and billboards you will notice the phrases about smoking or nicotine being addictive. For these individuals who already smoke it simply makes it so much tougher for them to stop smoking as the word “addictive” has such awful connotations. “Am I actually hooked on nicotine or smoking?” they ask themselves. They thought they were just smoking because they loved it, they weren’t conscious they were addicted to smoking. So this raises the barrier even increased for them. They may even justify their smoking by saying ‘oh properly I am addicted what is the level of trying to stop’.
Have you ever ever seen a methamphetamine or heroin addicted person coming down from their habit? Maybe not in actual life, perhaps in a film or TV show. They’ve fairly severe physical reactions do not they? Do you ever see people who give up smoking having this type of reaction? The reply after all is no, as persons are not bodily addicted to Nicotine or smoking. They may get a bit crabby and irritable however certainly not a bodily reaction. So what is occurring then? Well the answer is simple.
Am I actually addicted to smoking or Nicotine?
Most people start smoking during their socialization years of between 10 and 21. Younger people are endeavoring to “slot in” with their peers and after they see a group of mates smoking they could feel ignored if they don’t seem to be doing as others do. They may even be taunted to hitch them with “why do not you’ve one? Are you a mummy’s boy or are you a wus?” Now they feel even worse and so they have one and whereas initially they choke and splutter they really feel higher and now they fit in. They link up the “feeling better” with a cigarette so when they need to really feel completely happy or increase their spirits, they reach for the cigarettes. And so the habit begins. So yes, the good news is that smoking is a habit however a really powerful habit that individuals could feel powerless to break.