Offbeat — 25 January 2014

People Start Smoking Cigarettes

Although cigarette companies warn people about the harmful effects of cigarette smoking, some people still fall into this addiction by starting to smoke cigarettes. Even after knowing about its negative impact, why do they still smoke? Read on to know about some common reasons of people starting to smoke.

To look mature and independent

Many people develop a habit of smoking cigarettes at an early age when they are at schools or colleges. They do this to look more mature and older, as they feel that cigarettes can add a macho look to their personalities and they would seem to be more independent. When they observe other smokers, they feel that cigarettes give a sense of appearing cool in front of others. Thus, they also want to be more attractive for others.

To be rebels

Those who wish to break social boundaries and look rebellious tend to fall into the trap of cigarette smoking. People, especially teenagers, feel that smoking can take them away from a demanding world.

Under peer pressure

Sometimes, children or even adults do it under the pressure of peers or friends. They do it to remain a part of the group or after developing a feeling to serve the wishes of their friends in any case. They want to remain in the good books of their friends and can do anything for it. Thus, smoking peers also let them develop this habit.

To relieve stress

Some people have a misconception that smoking relieves stress. This leads them to start smoking so they can get rid of all their tensions. The same is true for those people who have not learnt apt coping mechanisms to deal with their stressful situations.

To experiment

There are many warnings given regarding the use of cigarettes. Certain people feel like experimenting to smoke and find out to disprove these warnings unnecessarily. Apart from this, a few people feel that they would not get addicted if they smoke socially. Thus, they see other people around them smoking and start it only to experiment.

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Even after knowing about its negative impact, why do they still smoke? Read on to know about some common reasons of people starting to smoke

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Written by Anupam Jolly

With a bachelor’s degree in technology and over five years of experience in online content generation and distribution, Anupam Jolly has been creating and editing content spanning across a variety of domains. An avid environmentalist, Anupam Jolly believes that if humans can degrade the environment, they can save it from disaster too.

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Anupam Jolly

With a bachelor’s degree in technology and over five years of experience in online content generation and distribution, Anupam Jolly has been creating and editing content spanning across a variety of domains. An avid environmentalist, Anupam Jolly believes that if humans can degrade the environment, they can save it from disaster too.

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