Communication is the way all information gets processed in a relationship. Although seemingly simple, it is a very complicated phenomenon. There are verbal and non-verbal messages as well as conscious and unconscious messages. It’s no wonder that communication problems underlie so many issues in marriage.
The following article may be useful as you think about communication.
In summary, there are several good communication techniques out there to facilitate and provide structure for conversation and dialogue. If you and your partner are still having problems with interrupting, mind-reading, second-guessing, “clamming-up” and not talking, or having a sense that your partner is not hearing or listening to you, then a couple of sessions with a therapist who teaches communication skills can do wonders.