Here are a few tips to begin better communication;
1. Set a specific time to do so in your calendar
2. Begin by smiling at one another and taking a deep breath.
3. Listen and allow your partner to speak.
4. Reflect back to your spouse what you heard them saying.
5. Now it's your turn to say what you have been thinking.
6. Your partner should now reflect back to you what exactly they heard.
7. Keep the back and forth flow of discussion ongoing.
8. Smile again.
9. Make another appointment with your partner to meet to practice good, healthy communication.
Your partnership is worth it!