Though it may seem like tobacco use is a big part of military culture, there are ways to stay true to yourself, de-stress, be social and achieve your goal of becoming tobacco free without it. One way to do that is by learning how to say no to tobacco. Try using one of the below lines the next time you’re in a situation where you want to stay quit. If the examples don’t apply to you, be sure to switch them up to reflect your life:
People don’t always take no for an answer the first time. You might still hear, “Come on! Just one?” Whatever happens, stay strong in your decision to be tobacco free. You will thank yourself later for prioritizing your health.