You’re always better off if you quit smoking; it’s never too late.
Young people think that nothing bad will ever happen to them.
Smoking is related to practically every terrible thing that can happen to you.
If you want to be alive and live in a real world, if you want to have any emotions at all in your life, you must willingly, knowingly, repeatedly set yourself up for things possibly not ending up ’happily ever after.
I think you should not limit yourself to dating somebody older or younger.
There’s nothing glamorous about being dead.
Look up the definition of rejection in the dictionary, get really comfortable with it, and then maybe you can go into acting.