How do I talk to family and friends about my going vegan?

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  • What to Do When Friends and Family Don’t Agree With Your Plant-Based Diet

    Here are 10 success strategies for dealing with plant-based peer pressure.

  • Talking to Friends and Family

    When first becoming vegan, it can be difficult to know how your friends and family might respond. And it can be tricky to know exactly what to say.

  • Social Disapproval as a Vegan with Dr. Doug Lisle (7 minute video)

    A common problem people face when they first go vegan is the social disapproval they get from their family and friends. Most people’s instincts is to dispute back and to justify their stance but there are some psychological approaches one can take to not only avoid an argument but to even help those who are genuinely interested.

Talking to Parents

Talking to Partners

  • When Your Partner Isn’t on Board with a Plant-Based Diet

    So you’ve decided to embrace a plant-based lifestyle, but your partner isn’t on board? Lean Green Dad Cory Warren shares his do’s and don’ts.

  • 11 Tips On How To Survive With A Non-Vegan Partner

    Living with a non-vegan partner won’t be easy at first. You both will have to put in some work into your relationship. You can try some or all of the tips outlined here to see what works for your relationship to make living together a joyful experience.

Books

  • Beyond Beliefs

    Vegans, vegetarians, and meat eaters can feel like they’re living in different worlds. The good news is that relationship and communication breakdown among vegans, vegetarians, and meat eaters is not inevitable, and it is reversible. With the right tools, healthy connections can be cultivated, repaired, and even strengthened. Find the book on Amazon.

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Guide Updated January 12, 2021

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