Hi all. I've popped in a few times to read and look for advice but not posted before (I don't think). I was a 30 a day for 15 years girl before giving up with the help of patches nearly 6 months ago. I feel great (apart from putting on weight) and don't miss smoking at all but I have one big problem. I've developed a really bad temper. I've always been very laid back and this is really starting to scare me. I live alone with my dogs and horses and it's my animals that have being taking the brunt of my anger. I've never so much as raised my voice around my horses before. It's also started happening at work too. I'm only angry for a split second before I get control of it, but by then it's often too late. Today I actually kicked my dog and I'm completely distraught. I made an emergency appointment with my doctor and he has told me to start smoking again. Is he right? Should some people just not give up smoking? When I tried to give up 4 or 5 years ago the exact same thing happened and the people I lived with at the time insisted I start again! I'm devastated as I really don't want to start again (tried a cigarette 4 months ago and it was awful) but I'm terrified of what I might do. Any advice gratefully received.