Vegan Mom Left Furious After Ex-Husband Fed Daughter Chicken | 22 Words

Taking to the iconic Reddit AITA thread, one mom spoke out about a father's ultimate betrayal ...

Veganism can be a pressing issue.


And weirdly can be the source of much personal life strife.

As more and more people ditch their steaks and switch to a plant-based diet ...


It's becoming something some are deeply passionate about.

Eating plant-based has never been easier. 


Cutting out animal products from your diet can benefit your health and the planet, too.

The lifestyle choice has been steadily on the rise ...


Whether it be for health reasons or more ethical concerns, the trend of cutting out animal products from food and drink is completely booming.

And many of those who have cut out animal products like to encourage people to do the same.


May that be through word of mouth, on social media, or a protest.

But what about vegans who are also parents?

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There are some concerns about whether forcing a vegan diet on a child is really fair ...

Well, one mum took to Reddit this week to interrogate her own belief system.


And it's left the internet feeling divided.

"My ex and I were vegan."


"I became vegan when we moved in together because he was vegan and he didn't like there being animal products in the house."

"I learned more about the way food was made and I agreed."


"I was vegan while I was pregnant and we've raised our daughter vegan for the past eight-ish years."

So far so good, right?


Well, this is where stuff starts to get a little complicated.

"We divorced 15 months ago."


"He was not faithful but while he was a terrible partner to me, he loves his daughter and during this time I've tried to be a good coparent."

"Yesterday I picked up my daughter from her dad's house."


"As we're driving home she says she's hungry. I offered her my purse apple (I should have packed better car snacks for the ride) but she spies the golden arches out the window. She has a full. blown. meltdown demanding chicken nuggets."

But how had this child known about chicken nuggets, you may ask?


Well, this is where things get even worse.

"We get home and she's, like, blowing snot bubbles she's so enraged."


"She howls her way through a bowl of leftover soup (honestly, I think I was just being an asshole at this point because we have chick'n nuggets in the freezer I could have made but rewarding that kind of tantrum seemed like bad parenting)."

"She hates me, I'm a terrible mom, Dad would have let her eat chicken nuggets. She wore herself out crying."


"She was upset when she woke up this morning asking if I 'hated' her because she ate meat (OBVIOUSLY, obviously, obviously not)."

"But I AM f****ng p****d because I wasn't aware our hitherto vegan daughter was now eating meat and I feel like that's a decision that I should have been informed about."


"I called him after she went to bed and he told me I was being uptight and he didn't tell me because he knew I'd overreact. I'm controlling and I don't need to be privy to every single thing he does when our daughter is with him."

"I'm f****ng MAD."


"There are vegan options at McDonalds - he didn't have to feed her chicken but since he did, I would have appreciated a heads-up."

"Also, for a dude who gave me a hard time for craving oreos (which are f****ng vegan) while pregnant with her, kinda annoyed that he's shovelling crap in her mouth hand over fist taking her to McDonalds every week."

"I'd always felt like when she became old enough to choose her diet, I'd let her make her own decisions."

"If she wants to each chicken nuggets, give'r."


"But, like, I feel wildly, wildly frustrated that he unilaterally made this choice."

People seem very divided on the issue.

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