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Is it possible for a committed vegan to fall for an unabashed omnivore and do such mismatches last?
Can a rabbit-food loving lass hook up for life with an offal-loving lad?
Brighten worked hard to keep the genders evenly balanced, capping female sign ups until more men bought tickets.
In the end, there were a couple more guys than gals in a group of about 40.
My son would love that.” And telling a yoga instructor that you stopped practicing after herniating a disc in class can make a conversation falter.
Also: keeping a mental tally of how many of the male participants are grad students and/or young enough to be your offspring is probably not what the organizers had in mind. The gal sitting next to me agreed on the food, age range, and acoustics (really difficult to hear), while acknowledging the need for opportunities for like-minded singles to meet.
And issues such as religion, previous marriages, and smoking habits were found to play much less of a role than expected. Intriguingly, Malcolm Gladwell’s book on split-second decision making, includes the work of two professors at Columbia University who run speed-dating events.
The Veg Speed Dating night was hosted by Berkeley-based Karine Brighten, 29, a vegan who met her husband (also vegan) online.
Brighten believes that finding a partner who shares the same politics of the plate is one of the keys to a happy relationship.
Or is a locavore who subscribes to a CSA doomed if his love interest favors fast food joints?
What say you readers: do our dietary preferences factor into our love relationships and what happens when opposites attract?
“I don’t have meat in my home, go to zoos, wear clothing made from animals, or eat at restaurants that serve meat, so it’s important to me to have a partner who shares my lifestyle choices,” said Brighten, who specializes in vegan events.