"It's so nice to hear how you stuck to your beliefs even after people have tried to put you off! Well done.
May I ask where you are from? What health issues did the doctors try to blame vegetarianism on?"
"I'm glad this site helps you :)
I have had negative/annoying comments from family members too, but thankfully not too much. For the most part my friends and family are supportive, and I guess that makes me lucky!"
"I haven't judged you once.
You, however, have done nothing but judge and criticize me when I've done nothing wrong! I said nothing judge mental and haven't once told you that what you do or feel is wrong.
I have no idea how you can…"
"Why should I "let it go" when you're not? And when I simply came on here to try to help you and be nice. I didn't judge you at all, I said nothing about you or your actions, so I think you owe me an apology for being so rude and…"
"Hi Klaudia :) Welcome!
I am a fairly new vegetarian too (9 months now), so I know how you are feeling. Out of interest, did you become a vegetarian for health reasons, or ethical ones? (or both!)
There are SO many amazing recipes out there, I…"
"Well said Amy :) we are all on different journeys, and not everyone can come to the same points at the same time. Showing those who haven't come as far on this particular journey understanding and gentle encouragement can make all the…"
"But the thing is I didn't judge you, not at all. I said nothing about you personally, and just gave my opinions on "how to deal with meat eater" when they are your family. None of my comments were about you or your actions, you must…"
"Trying to force anyone to care and/or change will never work, and when it's people you love I think it's counter productive to do so.
To prompt such a huge lifestyle change, as well as a whole new way of thinking takes time. Lots of it!…"
"You don't need to feel bad for the reasons at all. Everyone is an individual, and there is no "right way" of doing things.
Do you feel that you've stayed vegetarian because of ethics/environment? Or Health?