1. Your partner isn’t great at listening
If you’re talking to your partner and you have the annoying sensation that he or she is not really listening to what you’re saying, maybe it’s time to go to couples therapy, especially when it happens frequently. Communication is key to any healthy relationship, so you shouldn’t neglect this aspect.
“A lot of problems stem from how we communicate with our partners or, conversely, how we don’t communicate,” says Chris Leeth, PhD. “The overwhelming majority of problems I see boil down to a very clear issue, which is made very complicated by communication and then overshadowed by emotion.”