I have a strong preference for dating cannabis enthusiasts. It’s not just because I find sex to be more enjoyable when I’m high (although that is a real thing and will be discussed at length in a future column). The coolest part of getting high with a partner is the way that it makes me feel. I find myself more deeply connected and more energetically open when I consume with a partner.
Little empirical data on this phenomenon exists, but studies have shown that the endocannabinoid system can stimulate the production of oxytocin . A hormone produced in the hypothalamus and distributed by the pituitary gland, oxytocin is widely known as the “bonding hormone.”
The great part about consuming together? There are plenty of ways you can utilize cannabis as a bonding tool.
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