The difference is our sex, our age, our culture, our religion and our education. How the hell did we make it married for 22 years already. I must have been out of my mind; or damn lucky.
You mean characteristics. The key to getting past characteristics that are something you are not used to is tolerance. You may not believe in some thing that others do or the way they do things, but never make fun of something you do not, yet, understand.