The pitfalls of forming a buddy system to quit smoking

Discusses pitfalls of establishing a buddy system for quitting smoking with a family a member or friend. Combines concepts of two earlier videos that discussed buddy system issues in real world settings or when quitting with online quit site support.

Related videos:

The importance of quitting for yourself

Make sure your quit is not contingent on others

Helping others quit

Quitting for others

“I’m trying to quit smoking”

“No thank you, I can’t have a cigarette”

Watching others smoke

“My support group is responsible”

Comparing quits with others

Quitting smoking can be a very lonely experience

“I’m a serial quitter and I want to help people quit smoking”

“It’s inevitable, some smokers are going to relapse”

Earlier versions of buddy system videos:

Should I find a quit smoking buddy?

Why Freedom discourages “buddy systems”