With 22% of 18—29-year-olds in the US smoking weed, the issue of cannabis usage is coming up more and more on dates and in relationships. Dating apps like Hinge and Bumble have features for people to indicate whether they smoke weed, and there are several dating apps just for cannabis users.
Sex and weed have been mingling for years. There are plenty of studies that find that cannabis can increase sexual activity and enjoyment, and a slew of sex-focused cannabis products promise to reduce pain associated with intercourse and enhance the experience in the bedroom, so it’s not much of a surprise to find weed factoring into more aspects of dating.
But anti-weed stigma is a real issue for singles: 76% of women and 62% of men in a 2015 survey by the dating app Match said they wouldn’t date regular smokers. On top of that, some challenges can come up once smokers are in relationships, like negotiating each other’s usage and navigating consent under the…
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