I've always had a mad addiction to salt. I've been known to pick the salt off of pretzels and eat it!
Just because certain cultures have had long-standing traditions does not mean that in today’s world they are acceptable any longer. The world and the environment are evolving and that means we must change our ways as human beings as well.
I have to be with someone who is very driven. When they're not, it becomes difficult. In a lot of relationships, you get in and spend every waking moment with that person. But I've figured out that the healthiest relationship is when you each have your own life, but you meet at a nice point in the middle. You want to have your life, and you want him to have his life. End of story.