Sometimes people are totally rigid in their thinking about things. A friend of mine married a man like that. He sailed on a troop ship from Seattle to Korea for the Korean war. He hated Seattle and has no clue how it's developed since and doesn't even want to hear about it since he will never go back. As far as ships are concerned, his troop ship was not built for any sort of comfort and without stabilizers could move so much faster. He got very seasick. His wife was my frequent cruise companion before they got married. Since he doesn't want to know that cruise ships are quite different than troop carriers He will not entertain the idea of a cruise. Needless to say, we don't like each other a whole lot.