Dating sites for vegetarians

I love the recent podcast that Colleen Patrick-Goudreau did on this topic because it emphasizes having standards, while staying open.The takeaway: Never underestimate the power of gently inspiring your partner for the better.

Moreover, famous vegans, like Kathy Freston, have partners who are not vegan or are “ and still enjoy happy, fulfilling relationships.

And for those of us who are already with an omnivorous significant other, Ellen Jaffe Jones’ upcoming book aims to calm the challenges associated with Just as you wouldn’t go to The Heart Attack Grill (yes, this is a real place) to get a nutritious meal, knowing where to go to find people who share your values is key.

), we’ve compiled some excellent resources, sites, and advice that will leave you feeling clearer on what you want, more educated on where best to find your match, and more confident in how you present your values and reconcile those when in a relationship. If you’ve ever found yourself drawn to the relationship section of a bookstore, coffee in-hand, immersed in the Patti Stanger book about how to make yourself desirable to a potential mate or that guide on becoming a more efficient dater (no personal experience on this one or anything…), you probably already know that the first key to finding right match is getting clear on what you absolutely DON’T want and completely DO need.

I’m not talking the superficial, “I need him to be 6’3” stuff; I’m talking the substantive qualities that by experience you have found that you NEED in a partner to complement and inspire you, and the cruddy, undesirable qualities you don’t want making your life all toxic.

This is the part where everyone starts shakin’ in their faux leather boots.

Okay, you’re going on a date, but the person is not a vegan. Well, if you’re like me, you don’t need to because your date already knows, either from your profile or because you gave them a friendly heads-up so they wouldn’t choose Fogo De Chao for your dining experience.For the boozier set, there’s Vegan Drinks, which has popped up in 43 cities around the world, and provides vegans the opportunity to mingle while throwing back a few tasty beverages.If you live in the Bay Area, there’s even Veg Speed Dating, which sounds totally fun.Traditional dating sites, like Match, Perfect Match, and Ok Cupid allow you to self-identify and custom search by dietary preference, while offering up a significant pool of potentials.For those who are committed to finding a strictly vegetarian or vegan partner, a host of new and encouraging sites (some are even free! I’m attached, so I haven’t personally used these sites, so with any dating site, please use discretion and common sense when sharing information online: Vegan Dating, Vegan Passions, Veggie Date, Veggie Connection, Vegan Dating Service, Vegans In Love, and Green Singles are just a few. Get involved with things that bring you joy and cement your values.We even have rawfood vegans and vegetarians among our members!

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