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I lost friends when I became vegan – Now I’m a lot happier

Vegans vary enormously when it comes to maintaining relationships with non-vegan friends and intimate partners. Research into the key challenges facing vegans on this journey is explored under “What Used to Work doesn’t – Relationships with Non-Vegans” in Vystopia: The Anguish of Being Vegan in Non-Vegan World (Mann 2018).

Vegan journalist Mitchell Jordan shares a very personal story about his vegan path and how he found it increasingly difficult to be close to non-vegans whose values were so different.

CLICK below to read full article on Medium website:

https://medium.com/@mitchstarrr/i-lost-friends-when-i-became-a-vegan-now-im-a-lot-happier-e35a03197fea

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Is There Such a Thing as Vegan Depression?

Over the years, clients have visited me with symptoms of anxiety and depression. Despite many discussing what they think might contribute to this, the majority of people struggle to alleviate their symptoms and are unaware of the real causes of their distress. However, vegans know specifically what is causing their distress; Knowing about the systematised cruelty to animals and non-vegan’s resistance and refusal to ask questions about what we’ve all been told is going on in the world.

This issue was debated in an Australian mainstream newspaper, The Sydney Morning Herald, and a psychotherapist and two psychologists, including myself Clare Mann, were asked the question, “Is there such a thing as vegan depression?”

CLICK below to read the full article.

https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellness/is-there-such-thing-as-vegan-depression-20180920-p504v2.html

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