She Refuses to Cook Meat for Her Boyfriend 🍗🚫: Is She Being Unreasonable?

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A 21-year-old vegan woman recently moved in with her 22-year-old meat-eating boyfriend. While she's been vegan for years and has never cooked meat or dairy products for him, their new living situation has stirred up some conflict. As she continues to cook vegan meals, her boyfriend now wants her to start preparing meat-based dishes for him. Is she being unreasonable for refusing to cook meat, or should her boyfriend learn to cook for himself?

Living Together and Cooking 🏠🍽️

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Her Cooking Boundaries 🌱🚫

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New Living Situation, New Expectations 🏠🍖

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His Request for Chicken Pasta 🍗🍝

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Her Compromise: Vegan Pasta, No Chicken 🌱🍝

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His Concerns About Cooking Chicken 🍗😟

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Her Suggestion: Learn to Cook for Himself 🍳👨‍🍳

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Her Response: They Both Work, and She's Uncomfortable 🎓🚫

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His Accusation: She's Forcing Veganism 🌱🤔

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Her Confusion and His Parents' Opinion 😕👪

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Is She Unreasonable or Just Standing Her Ground? 🤷‍♀️

A young vegan woman refuses to cook meat for her meat-eating boyfriend after moving in together. She's willing to prepare vegan meals, but he wants her to start cooking meat-based dishes. She suggests he learn to cook for himself, but he insists she should do it. Is she being unreasonable, or is she just standing her ground? Read on for comments and reactions from users. 💬👇

Boyfriend expects girlfriend to cook meat, can't cook himself. NTA.

Cambridge_Comma | Cambridge_Comma

Boyfriend refuses to learn how to cook his own protein 😑

Howard_CS | Howard_CS

Boyfriend wants girlfriend to cook for him, throws tantrum when refused. NTA.

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NTA. Commenters agree that the boyfriend needs to learn to cook.

lee414 | lee414

NTA. Boyfriend should not expect girlfriend to be his personal chef.

87_north | 87_north

NTA for refusing to cook meat. Sexism in comment replies.

spicynoodles4 | spicynoodles4

Boyfriend can cook for himself, being helpless is unattractive 🚫

LunaKip | LunaKip

Boyfriend's parents try to bully her into cooking meat. NTA.

Ryuloulou | Ryuloulou

Vegan girlfriend refuses to cook meat for boyfriend 🌱👮: Fair or not?

DrSaks | DrSaks

Boyfriend expects girlfriend to cook meat, gets roasted by commenters 😂

EnvironmentalSafe9 | EnvironmentalSafe9

Empowerment through cooking: NTA refuses to be a maid.

frenchtoastcravings | frenchtoastcravings

Cooking chicken isn't that hard 😏. Don't let him manipulate you.

perublanket39 | perublanket39

Partner wants meat? He can cook it himself. NTA 😊

turquoise_b | turquoise_b

Lazy boyfriend can't cook chicken at 22? NTA for sure 🚫

brettiicus | brettiicus

Respecting dietary choices and independence in the kitchen 👨‍🍳

dbsdllml | dbsdllml

Partner's dietary restrictions: NTA suggests boyfriend learns to cook.

erbush1988 | erbush1988

Vegetarian girlfriend receives support for not cooking meat for boyfriend

Overall-Bus | Overall-Bus

Being accommodating while sticking to personal views on food. 👍

El-Deano | El-Deano

Vegetarian wife refuses to cook meat for husband, NTA.

Separate-Secret1890 | Separate-Secret1890

Vegan refuses to cook meat for boyfriend's parents, NTA

70BeneGesserit | 70BeneGesserit

Taking a stand against judgemental in-laws. NTA 👏

Advanced_Lobster | Advanced_Lobster

Boyfriend wants meat cooked, but NTA refuses. Compromise or cook.

pandatree_157 | pandatree_157

Cooking meat properly is not hard, NTA for refusing.

karakurakid | karakurakid

Cook won't make meat for boyfriend due to diet restrictions. NTA.

schtickyfingers | schtickyfingers

Boyfriend can't cook chicken and his parents are to blame 🍗

femmemalin | femmemalin

Partner demands meat, recruits family to badger girlfriend. NTA.

Terpsichorean_Wombat | Terpsichorean_Wombat

Empowered woman refuses to cook meat for boyfriend. 💪

lychigo | lychigo

Commenter calls out boyfriend's behavior, NTA wins the day 👏

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Boyfriend wants meat, but won't cook it. NTA sets boundaries.

hemiguy76 | hemiguy76

Cooking skills questioned in chicken debate 🤷‍♂️

Rega_lazar | Rega_lazar

Boyfriend expects to be mothered, NTA. It's 50/50 equal.

TheWitcherAndBard | TheWitcherAndBard

Boyfriend expects too much. Cooking is a valuable life skill.

Princess_sparkle2478 | Princess_sparkle2478

Cooking skills are learned, NTA for refusing to cook meat 🚫

relevantinterests | relevantinterests

Partner's dietary restrictions led to shared vegan meals. NTA.

prolongedQT | prolongedQT

Empathetic response to vegan comment about cooking for boyfriend

VictoriaRose1618 | VictoriaRose1618

Vegan guilt-tripping? NTA shuts it down 🔥🌱

missplaced24 | missplaced24

Don't be a live-in maid for your boyfriend 🚫

MsGinErso | MsGinErso

Stand your ground! Cooking meat you won't eat is unreasonable.

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Let him cook his own meat 😏 You're NTA.

Radiant-Skyy | Radiant-Skyy

Choosing not to cook meat for boyfriend, NTA verdict.

Kiki_the_geek | Kiki_the_geek

Boyfriend can't cook chicken, but expects girlfriend to. NTA.

agehaya | agehaya

Empowering response to sexist boyfriend. Cook your own meat 👍

CMSkye | CMSkye

Equal contribution in a relationship goes beyond financial support 👫

Surfer_wave_dolphin | Surfer_wave_dolphin

Boyfriend's mommy gets involved in fights. 🤦‍♂️

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Cooking preferences shouldn't be a dealbreaker. NTA.

thisNaneIsRNG | thisNaneIsRNG

Gender roles in cooking and unpaid labor discussed. 👨‍🍳

DazedandConfused8406 | DazedandConfused8406

Is it really shameful for a 22-year-old man to not know how to cook?

AnOldSchoolVGNerd | AnOldSchoolVGNerd

Stop catering to him! He's a grown man. NTA 👏

fukkin-sweeeet | fukkin-sweeeet

Empowerment through cooking: Why should women always cook for men?

Srsly_I_Want_Waffles | Srsly_I_Want_Waffles

Cooking is a dual effort in a relationship 👨🏻‍🍳. Don't normalize being the only cook.

iamgoodandyou | iamgoodandyou

Vegan cook refuses to make meat for boyfriend. NTA.

maggienetism | maggienetism

Boyfriend's meat-eating habits cause relationship issues. NTA stands firm.

Kodakorpse13 | Kodakorpse13

Empowerment through cooking: why basic skills matter 🍴

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Empowering response to gender roles in cooking. 💪

BaffledMum | BaffledMum

Don't cook what you're not comfortable with! 🚫 NTA

littlepinkgrowl | littlepinkgrowl

Veggie lover claps back at boyfriend, sparks debate. 🌱

disgruntledbirdie | disgruntledbirdie

Empowering response to gender roles in the kitchen 💪

Imaginary_Marsupial | Imaginary_Marsupial

Cooking meat is easy and safe, no excuses from boyfriend. 👍

littlelaw121 | littlelaw121

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