Kay quit smoking without the help of family and friends because none of them knew that she smoked. The term for this is closet smoker, and recovery can be especially tough and lonely when you're on your own with it.
Confessions of a Closet Smoker - Kay's Story
Luckily for Kay, she found the support forum here at About.com Smoking Cessation and all of the support she needed to succeed.
If you're a closet smoker looking for support and camaraderie as you work to shed the addiction to nicotine, browse the pages of the forum and jump into conversations there if you wish. Registration is free and the help there priceless.
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