"Don't you ever regret knowing someone in your life, good people will give you happiness, bad people will give you experience, while the worst people will give you a lesson, and the best people will give you memories." by deeplifequotes, via Flickr
Things have been falling apart my whole life. Whatever falls together better be pretty effin amazing or this whole life of mine is for nothing. Heartbreak from birth to death would be a great tragedy indeed.
I learned the hard way that I cannot always count on others to respect my feelings, even if I respect theirs. Being a good person doesn't guarantee that others will be good people. You only have control over yourself and how you choose to be as a person. As for others, you can only choose to accept them or walk away.
If you're making a dietary change, there will be people that make life harder. Give them the heave-ho and when confronted respond with neutral statements like, "Nice day today, isn't it?" Loved ones will be harder, but that's why we're here!