So, apparently, the next time someone asks where all the vegan men are, you can reply with, “At speed dating events.” 2.
And as much as it might seem the world is becoming more divided by the hour, everyone in attendance laughed, smiled, and mingled without any care about a person’s skin color.Here’s something many single vegans believe but won’t admit: we don’t want to date meat-eaters.We might say otherwise on our profiles, but we accept the idea of dating carnivores only because we want to cast our romance net as wide as possible. But the dating game is tough enough for any fortysomething singleton who doesn’t suffer idiots.Let me assure you, I had absolutely no problem with that at all. And I’m sure I didn’t get one back from either of them. Soooo much has been going on in my life, some bitter, some sweet, and I just had to take a break. I strongly suspect that most assume at some point – slightly past the “doing-their-laundry” stage – that I’m going to force them to defect. So, could dating a fellow vegan perhaps be my answer? Interestingly, there were a few wild cards lurking. Still munching on cheese and the occasional dead body. Another sat down opposite me and fired off a rote-worthy monologue about his unapologetic stance as a pacifist activist (or was it a passive activist? Yet in spite of this, he still somehow managed to find the time to work for a large American corporation. But I considered his political logic to be decidedly skewwhiff.
Bizarre, I know, but as the long winter evenings drag on, my quest for a decent bloke to sit in front of the fire with continues shamelessly. Yet, polite though I am, I can’t return the gesture by tucking into a quarter pounder with cheese, now, can I? I’d prepared mentally and aesthetically beforehand, as you would. But sadly, three of the male contenders had not, I suspected, been within a flannel’s breadth of a bar of soap in quite some time.
,” and “Is there such thing as too much Bragg Liquid Amino on a plate of veggies?
— Brewery chain Gordon Biersch is rolling out a new menu today at its various DC-area locations.
But five minutes at speed dating feels closer to five seconds.
In this amount of time, most—if not all—conversation revolves around what a person does for work and how long (s)he has been vegan.
While these are important things to know about a potential mate, a stronger approach would be to take the European view of life: a job is what a person does to pay bills, but someone’s creative endeavors are what define that individual.