[widget id=”ad_unit-10″]ad_unit-10[/widget]Of course you don’t. Can a doctor cure cancer without being a cancer patient? Yes. Can a doctor deliver a baby without being pregnant? Yes. Do you have to be an astronaut to enjoy astronomy and the wonders in the sky? Of course not.
Yes being an ex-smoker gives you a bit of an insight into what a smoker might be experiencing in a specific moment. But experiences are seldom so unique as to not have a comparably similar one that we can equate it too. In other words, the addiction to cigarette can correlate to the addiction to sweets, alcohol, or gambling.
So even if I have just smoked one cigarette in my life I can still help you quit.