What if your parents won’t let you go vegetarian or vegan?
Don’t worry! If you arm yourself with the proper information, tools and tips, then you will be allowed to change your diet.
Every teen’s household situation will be different. In the best case, your family will not only let you become vegan, but become vegan themselves. In the worst case, your parents will refuse to even hear the word “vegetarian.” Most teens’ families will be somewhere in between. I provide suggestions for every situation you might encounter for every step on the way to becoming vegetarian or vegan.
- First, here’s how to present the idea of vegetarianism or veganism to your parents. In this article, I provide a short step-by-step guide to talking to your parents about changing your diet.
- Here are some responses your parents might have when you talk to them about vegetarianism or veganism. In this article, I state concerns your parents might have about plant-based diets, and then I recommend ways to respond to them.
- Here’s how your new diet will probably affect your family. The purpose of this article is to give your parents a good idea of how their lives will change when you go vegetarian or vegan.
- Finally, here’s some advice for talking to your parents. This advice will help you stay calm, committed and successful while talking to your parents about changing your diet.
We hope these tips help!