It's a cultural difference but religion is also a factor, she explains."My immediate family are definitely OK with my sexuality, but extended family wouldn't be as [much]."Nicole's grandparents still wouldn't really be OK about her being gay.The couple, who met at church in early 2015, have encountered a number of quirky cultural differences.For example, Michael learnt Filipinos generally eat a lot of rice — and like to have rice with everything."Initially when I started visiting the in-laws' place, there were times when we'd have beef stroganoff and I was looking for the rice," Pauline recalls.He said, 'Book whatever seats you want, stay in whatever hotel you want to stay in. It's on me.' So 14 years old, get a credit card -- I had a blast! was a big spender and for the next three years Waldron flew to Florida for every vacation.Michael also notes the "interesting challenge" of dealing with "Filipino time" — which refers to the Filipino stereotype of a person who is frequently late.However, he says his wife has become more punctual after their marriage, and her focus on family also has a positive impact on his family.In 2016, about 30 per cent of registered marriages were of partners born in different countries, compared with 18 per cent in 2006, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.The proportion of marriages between two Australian-born people have gradually decreased over the past 20 years — from 73 per cent of all marriages in 2006, to 55 per cent in 2016.Stephen said he still hasn't spoken to his older brother since Trump won the election more than a year ago. We grew up in a dumb-jock, competitive, Friday Night Lights kind of environment,' he said.'And I'm sorry... He added that he wasn't worried about being a vocal Trump supporter and said there were many in Hollywood who would never admit to supporting the current President.When he was asked about Alec's Trump impersonation on Saturday Night Live, Stephen responded: 'I can't get into it'.'I haven't spoken to him since the election. 'I have really smart friends who are succeeding quite well as producers, writers and financiers, and they hold conservative views but they cannot speak their minds - at all.