To Quit Smoking, I Needed Distance From My Friends

Setting boundaries is the key to protecting my personal growth.

Photo by Nadine Shaabana on Unsplash

My big goal for 2019 has been to finally kick my long-lasting addiction to cigarettes.

I’ve struggled with this goal for most of the year. For months I went back and forth between smoking and using nicotine patches. Occasionally I’d go completely…

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Benya Clark

Benya Clark

I’m a lawyer turned writer from North Carolina. I write about sobriety, mental health, and more.