Cilantro allergy is rare but real. Cilantro is a leafy herb that’s common in foods from around the world, from Mediterranean to Asian cuisines. It can be added and eaten fresh or cooked, or boiled in dishes.
Symptoms of a cilantro allergy are similar to those of other food allergies. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 4 to 6 percent of children and 4 percent of adults have a food allergy. Most food allergies develop during childhood, but they can also crop up later in life. You can become allergic to cilantro even if you’ve had no problem eating it for years.
The thing is: some people are gentle and loving and supportive and kind as long as they aren't, in their minds, crossed. And "crossing" them can consist of not following a script they wrote for you in their minds without ever telling you. And wrapped up in the kind of thinking that sets this sort of condition on love is an inability to see that writing scripts for other people's lives is not only arrogant but contrary to reality.
fuck this, if someone tells you they can't eat something you respect them enough as a human being not to fucking feed it to them regardless of your opinion on how valid their preference is.
And I said “people” but it’s almost always women. Men tend to be believed. They even get sympathy.
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