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<span style="font-family:Tahoma;">Can you date non Vegetarians/ Vegans? Or do you find it too difficult?</span>
 

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I married a non-vegetarian. It doesn't matter to me whether she is vegetarian, non-vegetarian, or purple polka-dotted. I love her. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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Yes, I can tell their birth year by smelling them.
 

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Haven't met a veg'n that I liked well enough to date...yet! Well, come to think of it, since I became vegan, I haven't met ANYONE I've liked enough to date... Ooo destined to be a crazy cat lady...
 

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As long as they weren't rude about my choices, and would go out for veggie food with me once in a while.
 

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I am real glad that my girlfriend is real respectful of me being vegan and even said she would be willing to try my cooking sometime.
 

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Anything can work. Reaching an understanding in regards to dietary preference is really no different than with any other traits that could potentially lead to conflict (religion, pets, lights on or off when sleeping, etc.).<br><br>
But I will say that it is very nice having a girlfriend that is also vegetarian, especially now that the baby is here.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>vMaryv</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3037629"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Haven't met a veg'n that I liked well enough to date...yet! Well, come to think of it, since I became vegan, I haven't met ANYONE I've liked enough to date... Ooo destined to be a crazy cat lady...</div>
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We can be crazy cat ladies together.<br><br>
I actually have gone out with one vegan, one pescatarian, and two omnis since going veg. The first omni was interested in going veg, but I broke it off shortly after. The second omni went completely veg...and I broke it off after about a month. Apparently I'm a picky dater.<br><br>
I could date a non-veg, but they'd have to be understanding (no I won't cook you dead animal) and willing to try odd vegetarian dishes that I make (jackfruit tacos, anyone?).
 

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If the relationship I'm in now came to an end I wouldn't really choose to date a non-vegan but I'd probably have to consider it, because the chances if me finding a third vegan BF in a row is next to zero.
 

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Dating an omni. Things not going too well. I don't mind cooking meat but i would love not to have to wake up and deal with dead animal parts every morning. I really Might join you guys but i don't even like cats!! How does crazy dog lady sound? I already know how to crochet. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p">
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>I love giraffes :)</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3038268"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
I really Might join you guys but i don't even like cats!! How does crazy dog lady sound? I already know how to crochet. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p"></div>
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Come to think of it, I like dogs better, too. I think I'll join you! Though I don't know how to crochet. I can make jewelry. And cook.
 

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Count me in as a destined crazy cat lady. I do have an unhealthy obsession with them to start with... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)"> But ever since my (now-ex) boyfriend broke it off with me, I'm realizing I'm having a really hard time finding someone who fits the bill. Like...does EVERY guy HAVE to fish and/or hunt?? What is the big deal? I never had this problem beofre I dated a hunter, but now, it seems I can't find a guy who doesn't! I'm a cursed magnet for them.<br><br>
And then some tell me "oh well I don't hunt and I release everything I catch when I fish" while others tell me " oh well I eat anything I catch (when fishing)" ...like one is somehow better in their minds. BOTH are bad! I try to bite my tongue, but I will, most of the time, let a little comment slip up.<br><br>
I'm on a dating website (POF, it's not great I know, but it's free) and I specify in my profile that I'm vegan and that I can't really cope well with people who hunt or fish, and yet I still get messages from guys who's very profile pic is one of them holding up a poor, hurt, scared, confused, dying fish with a gigantic smile pasted on their stupid a** faces!! (pardon my language, I get so upset talking about fishing). And recently I got a message, the gist of which was : "I respect that you're a vegan, but I eat meat and expect you would respect that of me" and I realized I had a hard time with that too!<br><br>
So yeah, I'm starting to be very afraid of ever being able to date an omni.<br><br>
And yeah...there might be a grand total of maybe 2 veg*n eligable guys in all of Ottawa?? I haven't met any IRL, just through POF. I hate the stupid attitude of men needing protein to be manly.<br><br>
Rant done <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/blush.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":eek:">
 

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Deffinatly!<br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>nomad888</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3037869"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Anything can work. Reaching an understanding in regards to dietary preference is really no different than with any other traits that could potentially lead to conflict (religion, pets, lights on or off when sleeping, etc.).</div>
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I agree with this really, I think problems that people percieve about being about veganism/vegetarianism are often really about not being respectful, tolerant or thoughtful about your partner - which can work both ways. Although for some people perhaps being around meat/animal products can be upsetting - I think it's unlikley to be a problem if the two of you are well suited and respectful.<br><br>
Anyway personally my partner is omni and I'm vegan and it's never been an issue - he loves eating and cooking vegan food with me and most our main meals are vegan, he's happy to go to vegetarian resturaunts with me, checks packets to find new vegan things for me, and really respects that I'm vegan. However I can imagine veganism becoming an issue if I was in a relationship with someone less respectful and thoughtful - I've been sat in vegetarian resturaunts and been annoyed just hearing things non-veg partners have said to their partners over meals!<br><br>
So yeah, I think being in a "mixed" relationship can highlight lack of respect or thoughtfulness in a partner - when if you both ate the same food, perhaps you wouldn't notice it till much later on, but I don't think it's the different diets/lifestyles that is the problem - and it deffinatly deffinatly can work out! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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lol @ cat/dog ladies club ^.^
 

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Can you cook meat? I didn't think I had a problem until I was trying to cut a piece of uncooked chicken. And felt discusted I know I am puttin this question in the wrong section.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Charzardd.</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3038437"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Can you cook meat? I didn't think I had a problem until I was trying to cut a piece of uncooked chicken. And felt discusted I know I am puttin this question in the wrong section.</div>
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I've offered to cook meat for my wife. She won't let me. Which is good, because I'd probably vomit. Then there would be two disgusting things on the counter.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Charzardd.</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3038437"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Can you cook meat? I didn't think I had a problem until I was trying to cut a piece of uncooked chicken. And felt discusted I know I am puttin this question in the wrong section.</div>
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I'm not even comfortable BUYING meat for someone, let alone cook it for them! But then...even when I used to eat meat I still wouldn't prepare it, it would disgust me too much.
 

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um...why would I help someone do something I believe is wrong? cooking meat? um...no. I would not.
 
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