"Well you didn't ask them to eat "A Vegan" You just served real food, right? So at there house you can eat from all the real food on the table and not from the dishes the have flesh. I don't think a real friend would ask you to…"
"sticky issue. I will certainly become very ill if I eat meat. And, yes, I could accept them eating chicken in my home. However, since we discussed the issue and my friend is fine with cheese pizza then I will be very happy not to have…"
"I gotta agree about the radical acceptance approach. Better to request your preferences vs. making demands. As you brought up the meat eating friends who wanted you to eat by their standards . . . Fair is fair? :-)) Back to the issue of bringing a…"
"Thank you Susan. Yes, your right, it is very health challenging to eat meat after not eating it for a long time. It's even difficult to eat some cooked vegetarian/vegan foods after not eating them for a long time. I'm so…"
"I love the answers here.
I think it's very important to practice radical acceptance of our friends and family. We may have friends and family who love us even if they don't agree with our religion or politics, so why can't…"
"Great that it worked out. One suggestion. Don't preach The Gospel of Raw. Say nothing about the food if no one else does. If someone does ask, only answer to satisfy their curiosity. If they don't further contribute to the…"
"The other difficulty to sort out is that another meat eater friend that I invited, wants to invite me to her home too. But her and her husband want us to eat what they provide. They said it's only fair since they ate vegan to please me in my…"
"I am really loving the compassion and greatness of perspectives that your question/concerns are bringing up. Thank you for coming to RFR today, Rebecca, as I believe this discussion can be eye and heart opening for those on both sides of the…"
"Thank you friends. The greatest thing just happened, I talked to my friend and explained that I haven't eaten meat in 2.5 years. I told her that I love her dearly and didn't say anything at first because I love her. But…"
"You have to make a decision. What is more important to you. Not wanting any meat in your house or not want her and her boys to feel uncomfortable. You can't have it both ways. I would not want my friend to feel uncomfortablebut but you already…"
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