So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate (Matthew 19:6 TNIV).
Communication is to love what blood is to the body. And when communication stops, love begins to die. Research validates that poor communication is the main problem in eighty-six percent of troubled marriages.
Mature love, Christian love, doesn’t come in a spasm of emotion, but through negotiation and acceptance and forgiveness and self-discipline. You have to work at real love. Set a time to talk regularly with your spouse about things that matter to both of you.