M: We seem to be having this conversation over and over again.
W: You’re right.
M: Look, I know how you feel about my smoking.You don’t have to tell me every day.
W: I’m sorry. I worry about you.
M: I know. (1)_________________________________________.Maybe I’ll be able to quit after I graduate.
W: Let’s be honest. There’s always going to be a reason.After you graduate, it’s going to be hard to find a job,then there will be the stress from just starting a job, then ...
M: Okay, I get your point. (2)___________________________________________.
W: You need some help. Why don’t you go to a doctor?
M: You mean a psychiatrist.
W: No, I mean a general practitioner.Maybe you can get some pills, well, I don’t know,something to help you with the withdrawal, because that’s what it is.
M: Really, I believe I can’t quit on my own.But I’ll think about it. I will.
W: All right. I won’t mention it for a week.(3)_______________________________________________.
M: You mean you’d break our engagement over this?I can’t believe it!
W: I don’t know. I love you,but I’m not sure I could accept everything that goes along with the smoking.