Post break-up check-inA little quiz to see how you’re really doing.

You may not be smoking right now, but doesn’t mean you’re completely over it.

Answer the following questions to see if you’re at risk of getting back together with smoking down the road.

I’ve thrown away all my cigarettes, lighters and ashtrays.

YesNo

I’ve changed my habits at work to reduce temptation.

YesNoSomewhat

I am avoiding places where people smoke a lot (bars, parties and smoking sections).

YesNoSometimes

I can handle stress without smoking.

YesNoSomewhat

I’ve changed my morning routine to reduce the temptation to smoke.

YesNoSomewhat

I’ve asked my family and friends not to smoke around me.

YesNoSometimes

I’ve asked my smoking friends not to offer me cigarettes.

YesNoSomewhat

I’ve replaced smoking with other activities like chewing gum or taking walks.

YesNoSometimes

You may be at increased risk of getting back together with smoking.Remember, smoking will try to creep back into your life and tempt when you least expect it. You need to work hard to get your surroundings under control and change your old patterns.It may be wise to review some of the excuses you used to tell yourself to rationalize your relationship.
Congratulations. You’re still on the right track.Keep going and don’t let up even for a second – cigarettes are cunning and manipulative. They can creep back into your life slowly and tempt you when you least expect it. So keep working hard to keep your surroundings under control.