Why do I smoke?

Why do I smoke?

The 'Why Test'

For the following statements, select the answer that best describes your own experience.

I smoke to keep myself from slowing down.
Handling a cigarette is part of the enjoyment of smoking it.
Smoking is pleasant and relaxing.
I light up a cigarette when I feel angry about something.
When I am out of cigarettes, it’s nearly torture until I can get more.

I smoke to help calm me down when I am stressed.

I smoke automatically, without even being aware of it.
I smoke when people around me are smoking.
I smoke to perk myself up.
Part of my enjoyment from smoking is preparing to light up.
I get pleasure from smoking.
When I feel uncomfortable or upset, I light up a cigarette.
When I’m not smoking a cigarette, I’m very much aware of the fact.
I often light up a cigarette when one is still burning in the ashtray.
I smoke cigarettes with friends when I am having a good time.
When I smoke, part of the enjoyment is watching the smoke as I exhale.
I want a cigarette most often when I am comfortable and relaxed.
I smoke when I am “blue” and want to take my mind off what’s bothering me.
I get a real hunger for a cigarette when I haven’t had one in a while.
I’ve found a cigarette in my mouth and haven’t remembered it was there.
I always smoke when I am out with friends at a party, bar, etc.
I always smoke cigarettes to get a lift.