The Guardian posted an open letter from a sad mother in March 2017. You can read the entire letter >here<. Here's some quotes from the letter:
"But it is not enough for you that I accommodate your choice. As you have explained many times, for you, veganism is not just about what you eat – it’s a lifestyle. [...] You will not tolerate any opposing view. Crucially, you can no longer respect anyone who is not persuaded to go vegan. And that means me."
"But, as a middle-aged woman, my choices in life are narrowing and will continue to narrow. I have no intention of limiting those choices further by going vegan. In your eyes, that just makes me selfish."
"But I can’t tell you how hard it is to live with the knowledge that my own daughter is sickened by me. It is so important to me to feel worthy of your respect."
This is a difficult problem for sure. I don't hate my non-vegan family and friends though I can actually understand those who do. If you're not vegan, try to replace animal products with human babies, puppies, kittens or whatever you hold close to your heart. It's really hard loving someone who kills so many individuals each day when you know in your soul it's wrong.
How do you feel about this problem?