Like other dating apps, users create profiles and swipe through potential matches nearby.But High There is optimized to match people based on their preferences for consuming marijuana."Parents should take an active role in teaching and helping their kids understand what normal dating behaviours are." By understanding what "healthy" dating is at this age, parents can set limits and protect their child.At the end of the day, "it's better than saying they shouldn't date at all." "What is healthy is being in a group of boys and girls and transitioning from same-sex-only groups into groups in contact with the other sex," says Connolly.If a user prefers vaping over smoking, for example, the app is likely to match him with others nearby who also vape.Another key aspect is specifying your energy level when you're high; that way, low-energy couch potatoes won't be paired with energetic explorers.With this knowledge of the dating scene, why would anyone allow their tween to start dating?"Teenagers often wonder two things: how to date and what a healthy relationship is," says Jennifer Connolly, Ph D, Director of the La Marsh Centre for Research on Violence and Conflict Resolution at York University.
Don’t be so concerned with who you “should” be partnering up with, and check in with your own emotional response to the person across from you.So how should you examine your relationship standards critically?How do you know what is realistic to ask, and what is too much to be asking of any potential partner?High There CEO Todd Mitchem says he was inspired to create the app after a date he was on abruptly ended when his dinner companion found out he smoked pot."We wanted to build a cool piece of technology that solved the problem of where do million and millions of cannabis consumers go to meet people, connect with people and build relationships," Mitchem told It's so much bigger." Even though states are increasingly recognizing the need for medicinal pot, Mitchem says it's still very much a taboo topic in many communities.