As marijuana laws change and recreational use becomes more socially acceptable, matchmakers are having more open conversations with clients about the drug. However, 38 percent of men and 24 percent of women said they're open to dating someone who regularly lights up. According to Match.com's Singles in America survey, which surveyed more than 5,500 U. singles in 2015, 70 percent of all singles said it's a turnoff if a potential romantic partner regularly smokes marijuana." for people they don't want to get to know and "High There! "In terms of the dating, what I'll do is I'll help people to figure out what they need in a compatible partner, and then I will help develop and implement online and offline dating strategies, so they can meet someone locally and bond over cannabis."Peckler herself has been married for five years and with her husband for 11 years altogether.She says she and her husband initially bonded over their shared affinity for marijuana."The first time we met, we smoked weed together. "We would spend hours just chatting over a bowl of weed getting to know each other, and this was before we even kissed."Stef Safran, a Chicago-based matchmaker, says she has seen attitudes about marijuana change dramatically as states have legalized the drug for recreational or medicinal purposes.In November alone, voters in three states — California, Massachusetts and Nevada — passed measures to allow recreational use; three other states — Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota — voted to legalize the drug for medicinal purposes.
There are now dating websites for those who appreciate having the presence of a third, Mary Jane, in their relationship.
It works like almost any other dating website, except that its target audience is cannabis lovers.
Once you sign up, you can instantly see photos and read other people´s profiles.
It's been a really important part of our relationship ever since."So how does one become a cannabis-friendly life and dating coach, exactly?
"There were none of them out there before I came along," she says, laughing.