The reasons people try to fit in, take after a family member or close friend, and obtain an addictive personality people will never know. I believe cigarette smoking is disgusting, polluting, and a slow way of killing yourself. The reasons people start could be because their personality is an addictive one, peer pressure, and maybe taking after someone they know. For whatever reason they start, it’s always their choice. I will never understand why someone would want to risk their health for cigarette smoking.
First, there are studies out there in the psychology world where they test the different types of personalities. The one that stands out to me, the most is the addictive personality. Addictive personality refers to a particular set of personality traits that make an individual predisposed to addictions. The reason cigarette smoking is addictive is because of nicotine. I think that a lot of users have tried to quit but have been unsuccessful because of the side effects of quitting. I hope that the users that want to live a healthy life join a group that they can depend on them to help them through the steps of becoming tobacco free.
Next, I believe one of the most reasons people use as their excuse to smoking is peer pressure. The group of friends people hang out with might be the ones who are rebellious. I know a group of people that get together at our field house that usually are the ones getting in trouble. Their way of having fun is having an adrenaline rush. My way of having fun is watching movies with my girlfriends, gossiping, and eating popcorn. I wouldn’t change the way I have fun to just have that rush. The reason is that they don’t want to be left out, so they decide to make the decision to start smoking.
Finally, family influences people as they grow up to be independent. If there is a family member that has smoked or someone you know that has, in my understandings that person is more likely to start smoking than someone...