Stay open. Try having a learning mind and you may discover how unbelievable you can be if you truly understand, take the time, and hear what is being said. You may learn something new about yourself if you say and own what you feel, but also listen with respect to what the other feels is their truth, and how they say it.
Set a limit to how many hours that you will drive that day and stick to it - I will only drive 10-12 hours a day maximum during winter hours and 12-14 during summer (More daylight. I don't care for driving alone at night) Even if I make better time than expected, I will not drive any farther in a single day.
We consider ourselves extremely lucky that we are both interested in managing our finances without an expensive adviser and wonder why so many people whether single or attached don't. With many couples it is usually one who is trying to get his or her spouse interested, or the differences are similar to ours, one is overly aggressive and the other is overly conservative.