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How to Tell Your Parents You Smoke Marijuana

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Openness with your family is important. If you want to inform your parents that you smoke marijuana you should consider several things first, like why you want to talk to them, why marijuana is important to you, and how they might respond. With a little thought and research, you can easily show them that weed, when used responsibly, is a safe and worthwhile leisure activity.

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Telling your parents that you smoke marijuana may seem intimidating, but by approaching the discussion calmly and telling them why you do it, you’ll find it a lot easier. Choose a time to talk when everyone is relaxed, such as after dinner or on a weekend, which will make them more willing to listen. Explain to them honestly why you smoke, whether it’s for enjoyment or medical purposes. You should also point out some positive things about marijuana, like that it helps reduce anxiety or treat chronic pain. Even if you only smoke it for fun, you can mention that it’s far safer than tobacco or alcohol, or that it’s much less addictive. Remember to avoid talking over your parents or speaking for a long time. Instead, let them ask you questions so it feels more like a relaxed discussion. if they respond negatively, stay calm and polite to avoid escalating the situation into an argument. For tips on how to explain the legal consequences of smoking marijuana to your parents, keep reading!

How to Tell Your Parents You Smoke Marijuana. Openness with your family is important. If you want to inform your parents that you smoke marijuana you should consider several things first, like why you want to talk to them, why marijuana is…