Some hills are worth dying on. Select them carefully.
If it’s a choice between fighting over how socks should be folded and changing the way that you personally fold them, just swallow your pride and fold them the way the other person wants. Some hills are not worth dying on.
Discretion is the better part of valor. Every time. There’s a reason that maxim has been around forever.
The older I get, the more I realize how spookily accurate Murphy’s Law is. Prepare accordingly. If that sounds depressing, think of it this way: Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.