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Why I Secretly Miss Being a Smoker

I made the life-saving choice to quit, but man I could use a smoke break

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IIt’s been 10 years since I quit smoking. I didn’t stop because I wanted to, but because my fiancé quit smoking and asked for my support in the form of solidarity. I agreed to quit but after finishing my last cigarette, I couldn’t sleep. Desperate for a hit of nicotine, I took a walk…




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Michele Koh Morollo

Michele Koh Morollo

Journo | Copywriter | Short Fiction Author | | Author of “Without:Stories of lack and longing”

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