One particularly pernicious part of this today lies in wanting others to see how easy-going we are, open-minded, tolerant and all that. It's the whole 'who am to judge' stick. I don't mind who gets married type of thing. How big of you! You are so generous about something that doesn't effect your life in any immediate sense at all!
A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine goes down.
But medicine is still medicine.
Don't be a jerk about things.
But don't care too much about being liked.
And, as Kathy Shaidle says: Catholic isn't cool.
It never has been. It never will be.