"I did get the feeling from him that he was judging, at the beginning, that I was vegan," she said.
Georgia Jardine says her diet caused some conflict when she first started dating her boyfriend, Ethan Munro — she's vegan, but he likes to hunt.
According to the dating site AYI, my experience was pretty typical — and in fact men actually prefer vegetarian women (at least that's what the clicks on dating sites show). The data that AYI collected found that guys are 13 percent more likely to click on vegetarian women's profiles, but that the opposite isn't true — women are actually 11 percent less likely to click on vegetarian men's profiles.
The data was compiled by Josh Fisher, AYI’s vice president of product and data insights.
Having dated several veggie and vegan guys, I have found them to be compassionate, thoughtful, intelligent and as successful (or not) as the next guy.
At the end of the day, it was great to have something so basic — what we liked to eat, and why — in common with them, but it didn't make or break how we ended up feeling about each other.