The recent Love Bites survey of 4,000 singles conducted by Today.com and Match.com found that nearly 30% of meat eaters say they would not date a vegetarian or vegan.
Writer J Federer told Today.com that while he agrees couples should have interests outside the relationship, food is one thing that should be shared.
“Food is social, and the dinner table is where a couple gets back together after a day of work or play,” he wrote.
“This is where the relationship happens. The ability to provide and share food is part of romance, and I just can't date a person who does not share those moments of life with me”.
A trait that meat eaters may take issue with is that vegetarians come off as being picky, and according to our survey, 66% of respondents find picky eaters to be a turn-off.
While vegetarians get a bad rap, according to the survey, they are much less picky about who they date. Only 4% said that they wouldn’t date meat eaters. Only 2% of Americans say they are vegetarian and 3% say they are vegan.
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