Over the years, my husband, Dave, and I have talked with numerous couples experiencing some type of conflict in their marriages. And, if there’s one thing nearly all of them say, it’s this…
“I wish I had just told him/her the way I was feeling, instead of keeping it to myself.”
Those words were usually spoken by a spouse full of regret over an increasing lack of communication that eventually lead to a marriage crisis. We MUST have an open line of communication in our marriage, or things will begin to unravel. We can’t expect to get on or stay on the same page if we don’t communicate with our spouse on a daily basis. It is a basic marital necessity.
So, how can we cultivate this open line of communication? Well, these four simple steps are a good start: