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10 Marijuana Strains for Dealing with a Breakup

Almost everyone will go through a breakup at some point in their life. And while these times can be hard, it’s important to know that things will always improve. But if you need a little extra help to get through those tough times, a little cannabis can help.

Here are the 10 best marijuana strains to help with dealing with a breakup.

10. Jack Herer

Jack Herer is a classic strain known for producing feelings of euphoria to help you get out of your post-breakup funk. It’ll also help boost your focus so you stick to tasks you need to accomplish and not have your mind drift off to all the ways you screwed up your relationship.

9. Pineapple Express

Not surprising that the strain that share its name with a Seth Rogen comedy would be know to make users feel happy. Perfect for the breakup blues.

8. Harlequin

Some super-high THC marijuana strains can produce anxiety, which is probably not the best emotion to have if you’re ending a long-term relationship. Harlequin will give all the uplifting feelings of other strains on this list, but it’s low on THC, so it’s less likely to produce those anxious feelings.

7. Cinex

Sometimes after a breakup, all you want to do is sit on your couch and eat junk food until you feel better. But that’s not the healthiest way to live. Cinex will help you feel better and give you an energy boost to get out of the house and do something fun.

6. Lemon Kush

Maybe you read the description for Cinex and thought, “No way, I’m staying home and eating Pringles.” Ok, then Lemon Kush might be right for you. It’ll lift your mood so you won’t be crying into your Chinese takeout container, and it boosts your appetite so you can finish that whole pizza on your own.

5. XJ-13

Just because you’re going through a breakup doesn’t mean the whole world stops until you’re over it. You still have to do errands or go to work or other tasks that adults need to do in society. XJ-13 will help you feel better, while also giving you energy and it’s not too strong to make you go completely out of your mind during the day.

4. Pennywise

You’d probably think a strain named after the killer clown from It would not be the best solution for post-breakup feelings. But it’s actually a pretty mellow strain that improves a person’s mood, and doesn’t have too high of a THC content either.

3. Tahoe OG Kush

Are you lying in bed all night thinking about where the relationship went wrong and whether you’ll find true love again? Stop torturing yourself and try some Tahoe OG Kush. This will help you fall asleep and get all those bad thoughts out of your head for the night.

2. Sour Kush

If you’re an experienced cannabis user, you might need something a little stronger to help get your mind off a breakup. That’s where Sour Kush comes in. It’ll definitely help you relax and improve your mood, so the extra THC content is just a bonus.

1. Laughing Buddha

The best way to get over a breakup is to just pop in your favorite comedy and laugh the night away so you’ll forget all your sad feelings. And the best strain for enjoying a comedy is Laughing Buddha, because it’s the best at inducing people to…you know…laugh.


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