In any relationship, having healthy communication can be essential. Despite the temptation to keep things to yourself in order to prevent arguments, doing so can make matters worse in the long run. Since they can work together to meet each other’s needs, couples who are honest with one another typically experience greater levels of happiness in their relationship. Being truthful also fosters trust, which is sometimes necessary for a relationship to exist. To get to the bottom of a problem, ask your spouse to have a conversation with you in person. Couples therapy may be a beneficial setting to open up to each other if you’re experiencing problems communicating honestly or if one or both of you is becoming defensive. Subjectiveness may vary depending on the partner. There is no “right” relationship; there are things you may require in a relationship that other people may not, and there are things your partner may need in a connection that is unique to them as a person. Rebuilding a relationship may involve accepting what is, letting go of what “should” be, living in the now, and making the most of your partnership’s current aspects. Talk to your partner about any missing elements that you believe could enhance your connection. Still, you can never be sure what goes on behind closed doors. You have no idea if that pair is abusive to one another or whether they are just happy together.