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5.0 out of 5 stars When are committed to quit, this book will make it happen, October 28, 2004
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This review is from: The Easy Way to Stop Smoking: Join the Millions Who Have Become Non-Smokers Using Allen Carr's Easyway Method (Hardcover)
My wife tried every technique including the LungUSA program (Freedom from Smoking), counselors, the gum, willpower, etc. I came across this book in the mall, she read it, and quit. And she did it decisively. Don't buy this for someone you want to quit -- reserve it for when they are committed and struggling and need something to help them. The psychology is subtle but highly effective. I even bought a copy to put in the public library. It begs the question -- why hasn't it become popular here already?
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Initial post: Jan 2, 2008 5:52:23 PM PST
Perhaps tobacco companies have something to do with it? (laughter)

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 25, 2012 12:50:45 PM PST
Cliff says:
They actually do!

Posted on May 30, 2012 9:34:44 AM PDT
R. Lee says:
Actually this book teaches you specifically not to consider the ending of one's slavery to smoking as "quitting" ;).

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 27, 2013 10:53:01 AM PST
Riz says:
I think Mr. Carr was more adamant about not referring to quitting as "giving up" smoking, since you're not giving up anything, only gaining :-)
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