Smoking Weed Leads to Less Condom Use and More Intimate Partner Aggression

Your sneaking suspicions are correct: adults are smoking more weed. That may be a no brainer, what with increasing legalization in states and all, but the facts are more adults are using marijuana daily, while overall use in teenagers has been on the decline. And for people who smoke daily — or even just regularly — there have been studies done on how their drug use affects their relationship.

Three studies in particular, published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs and the Journal of Sexual Medicine, illuminate how marijuana affects intimate partner aggression, frequency of sex, and condom use. The results are generally pretty negative: you’re more likely to fight, and you’re also careless — but, on the flip side, you’re likely to have more sex

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