"So,they will be ground dwellers "
And never know what they are missing. But I bet if you get your SO into a good solid bottomed nylon hammock they will be singing a different tune. An old ex of mine was that way. Took 5 minutes and she was asleep in my Henessy. Good luck and join us soon on a hang. Even if just for a day. Great way to see and try a lot of different hammocks.