Dating for pot smokers
Now that 23 states and DC have legalized weed, 4 of them for recreational use as well as medical, the debate about whether it enhances – or ruins – sex and relationships is raging hotter than ever. The Productive Pothead "My boyfriend and I both smoke weed, and that's just a part of our lives.
Here, eight readers light up the highs and lows of dating in the stoned age.
He couldn't go to parties without knowing at what point in the night he'd get to go back to his place, or go somewhere else, and smoke.
The only way he could get out of bed or get ready for the day (he was in school at the time) was to smoke. There's a difference between the casual stoner who prefers smoking to drinking and the guy who can't have normal social behavior.
There are certain topics that should almost never be discussed on a first date because they are, at the very least, awkward -- things like political affiliation, salary and the mountain of college debt one is carrying. But for those whose criteria for a relationship includes someone with an equally relaxed (or enthusiastic) attitude about marijuana, the Internet, which has compartmentalized the dating pool in so many ways, now offers people a way to find dates with whom they can share a joint, via My420
Many major dating websites allow account holders to select whether or not they even want smokers contacting them in the first place.
Relationship-seeking stoners had ways of meeting each other before, including through online blogs and chat forums or through friends; but My420mate, with a well-designed site that is user-friendly and fun, offers a more systematic approach.
The site includes live chats and flirting applications, among other things.
The new dating service aims to match “people from all walks of life who enjoy the pleasures and benefits of Marijuana,” as its website states.You may now see our list and photos of women who are in your area and meet your preferences.