Smoking increases the risk of erectile dysfunction -or impotence- the inability to achieve or maintain an erection. Tar and chemicals in cigarette smoke cause damage to blood vessels and arteries that deliver blood to the penis. Without adequate blood flow, the penis can’t get or stay hard.
Breakup Survival Skill: Remember Your “Ex’s” Flaws
It’s easy to get misty-eyed thinking about your time together, but let’s not forget about your “ex’s” not-so-great qualities. Remind yourself just how annoying, boring or insensitive your “ex” could be the next time you’re craving a cigarette.
Breakup Survival Skill: Be Nice to Yourself
Let’s face it, break ups can be rough It’s easy to get down in the dumps afterwards. Avoid the post-break up blues by getting plenty of sleep, eating properly, and exercising. Taking care of and doing nice things for yourself can pick you up and help you get through it. What kind of pick-me-ups do you do when you’re feeling down? Share it with us!
Break Up Survival Skill: Stick with it!
Quitting sucks and may take a few tries. So try again, and again…keep trying until you’re finally smokefree!
Breakup Survival Skill: Get a new hobby
Breakups are all about fresh starts. Make a fun change: get into a hobby, give yourself a makeover, join a new after-school activity or redecorate your room. It’ll take your mind off your “ex” and give you a big burst of confidence.