Light-hearted comments from partners translate into condescending remarks on your character.
For instance, money is cited by most couples as one of the biggest sources of fights and stress. But gradually, as they get to know each other better, they begin to realize they come from different worlds. Bad politics are pardoned. But your life and experiences have as much value as theirs — where you came from is harder, stranger, wilder, warmer, shitter, funnier.