Why is smoking so popular amongst Russian women
Smoking is an epidemic of our world. Some years ago it was considered as men`s habit, but with the development of economic situation in the countries and emancipation women started to smoke more and more. They considered this occupation as very fashionable and that can emphasize their status in life. This mannish foible was used by ladies to show that they are also strong enough and can work on the equal terms with men. Then it became so popular that a lot of female had an opportunity to allow themselves to buy a pack of cigarettes. The result is that Russian women occupy the first positions in the rate of the countries with ladies smoking.
In the Internet we can come across such pictures where there is a sexy seductive woman in beautiful dress with deep décolleté, on high heels, with long hair, luxurious accessories. But the main element of the whole image is an expensive cigarette between the red lips and the cigar fume. Sometimes this cigarette is in the hand of lady. Russians consider smoking as an attractive element of their life. But the reality is rather opposite because men do not appreciate this habit and do not find it alluring. Such factors as halitosis, yellow teeth, bad skin make smoking the off-putting business for men who want to date the girl.
Russian woman smoking has a lot of reasons:
- – it is a habit that helps to become slimmer, as cigarette may exchange the meal;
- – it is occupation of adults, who are self-confident enough;
- – stresses and nervous debility on the work;
- – influence of the advertisements and mass culture;
- – life conditions and social status.
This habit appears when women start to copy the way of life of their favorite heroine in the film or in the book. Those who create the image of self-contained businesswoman who runs the big company usually use the element of smoking to show the masculinity, readiness to cope with every difficult situation. This harmful foible is exposed as trendy and elite. A lot of girls do not imagine their coffee-break without cigarette and talks about life. Some also prefer to spend their free time in the bars smoking hookah and drinking a glass of wine. Such relaxation is rather expensive that again highlights the social status.
Transformation of smoking habit into healthy life
Fortunately, Russian woman smoking is transformed now in healthy way of life. The image of the strong woman with the cigarette can be changed with the lady in the gym who has a beautiful figure or with the one whose habit is run in the morning with her pet. More often we can meet women with electronic cigarette that is less harmful for health, atmosphere and other non-smokers as it does not emit the fume. The propaganda of the idea that good food, sport and interesting hobbies are the elements of successful Business Russian woman becomes firmer. The majority of Russian ladies get rid of their bad habit towards the opportunity to marry a man, especially a foreigner who does not appreciate smoking, and to have a baby.