In the 19th century, cigarettes or tobacco were originally only intended for men and not allowed for women. Around 1920, when women’s emancipation and gender equality began to be heralded, women slowly started smoking.
However, from a psychological point of view, there are different effects when men or women smoke.
In this case, not a few men who feel more masculine when smoking. This assumption develops among men, which then creates a stigma that men who don’t smoke are not cool.
Related to Confidence
If examined more deeply, many studies show that smoking behavior is related to the level of self-confidence.
This behavior is to cover up feelings of insecurity, in addition to the feeling that in society, especially among men, he feels less ‘man’, if he doesn’t smoke.