So I'm a 20 year old who has been smoking for almost 7 years now, I started due to an abusive relationship and as a way to deal with my mental health issues (depression, anxiety, eating disorder etc).
I still have my depression days and get anxiety quite a lot, and always turn to my fags as a coping mechanism. The thing is, as much as I can enjoy having a fag (after a big feed, or with my morning cuppa) I hate the fact that I smoke. I hate my DS watching me through the window or door while I'm smoking, I won't even look at my reflection if I'm having one.
I really want to quit, but I'm worried about my depression and anxiety and not being able to cope without them.
Can anyone offer some support or advise on how to go about it?
I can't take champix because of the severity of my depression and the risks etc.
i know I will need a new way of coping, but I think I might be ready. I can't stand smelling of it, I hate that my DS smells it.
Thank you very much for any help !