OCD and Smoking Advice Needed
Whenever I smoke a cigarette, I have to think of the "right" thoughts before and during the cigarette. I thought of a violent movie scene right before I smoked a cigarette. Now I tell myself I have to think of a non-violent thought and then immediately smoke another cigarette. If I think of the wrong song quote, the wrong movie quote, the wrong image while smoking during my last puff, then I immediately have to smoke another one where I'm not thinking the "wrong" thought. I know it doesn't make sense. I shouldn't have to smoke if I don't want to smoke, but I keep doing it anyway. My father tries to speak logic to me. Everything he says about the stupidity of doing these rituals is right on. I know that I don't have to smoke if I don't want to but I do it anyway. Can anybody give me some advice on ways to not compulsively smoke?