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Best of 2012! The Lusty Vegan: How Do Food Politics Affect Our Love Lives?

Veggie sausage. Get it? GET IT?!

“If you ever go vegan, I’ll break up with you,” said an ex boyfriend, in all seriousness. We had been dating for about 6 or 7 months, and the “food thing” was causing some serious issues. My ex, who we will call Bobby, would only eat three things: Nachos, tuna fish salad, and bacon. Basically, I was dating a toddler. Continue reading

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The Lusty Vegan: How to Avoid A Food Fight


If you’re a vegan dating an omnivore, chances are your veganism comes up. A lot. I find in my own relationship, veganism most often makes an appearance around mealtime. And as someone who loves food, well I can get pretty passionate (read: bitchy) about what is on my plate. What can I say? I am fiery! To combat this personality trait, I have spent a lot of time figuring out how I can avoid fighting about my food. Of course, it doesn’t always work out… Continue reading

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