I agree we shouldn't continue if we can't accept each other as we are. But now, we embrace our spiritual differences.
Richard often laments that if he had taken a tech job, he would have been able to actually make a damn good salary for the last 8 years instead of going into debt with med school and making zero money. Now he is home for dinner every night, takes a fraction of the calls, and doesn't work holidays.
If you feel peaceful with your decision and you feel it is right that should be helpful.