I was a 30 year smoker, and have quit for about 6 months now. (after about a dozen previous failed attempts). This time, I went with a e-cig (Apollo brand to be specific: www.apolloecigs.com) The stumblingblock which prevented my success in previous attempts was the fact that I really do enjoy the ritual of smoking. There's just something about the habit of picking one up, and puffing it. So this time, I was able to retain the ritual, and then reduced the amount of nicotine in the E-cigs as time went by until zero. Now, I only occasionally even use it but it's there in a potentially stressful moment. All I can say is that for me, this was a MILLION times easier than any other method I have tried. I never once had a horrible withdrawal! Give it a try if other methods have failed. Good luck!