You can't change other's behaviors or choices...
...but you certainly don't have to be participating, or going on smokes breaks with your friend.
She should understand once you explain things to her....she is likely just not making the connection, and not realizing what effect this has on you. :(
"Courage is not the abscence of fear, it is feeling afraid and doing it anyway!"
"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles...it empties today of its strength."
Corrie Ten Boom
Panic Syndrome recovery due to CBT
Post Edited (Scaredy Cat) : 1/27/2015 10:34:36 PM (GMT-7)