Being around family during the holidays can be challenging, regardless of your dietary inclination. For vegans with non-vegan family and friends, these social events can be made all the more challenging.
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Learning how to talk about veganism is often more challenging than going vegan. How do you talk to non-vegans about important issues in an approachable way? How do you help people make the connection?
Today’s Q&A covers topics like the vegan stance on euthanizing companion animals, how to deal with the difficulty of family and friends who continue to eat animals, some questions about me, and more!
Navigating social situations as a vegan, especially a new vegan, can be intimidating and anxiety-provoking. You may wonder what to say or how to act and what people will think of you. And if you’re a non-vegan you may wonder how to react around vegan guests.
Are you the only vegan (or non-vegan) in your family? Are you in a relationship with someone of differing dietary inclinations? How do you navigate this challenging and complex landscape?