Despite what the fairy tales of your childhood would have you believe, living happily ever after does not come after choosing the right mate. Instead, it entails constant understanding and communication between spouses. It also means adapting to each other’s changing situations and, yes, even personalities.
So if you feel that you and your husband aren't as open with each other as you were before, here are some tips that can help you close the communication gap.For more tips on improving your relationship, check out these FN articles:(First published in
Good Housekeeping Magazine, Good Family Section as "Keep It Real" in January/February 2009; photo from
Love Actually courtesy of Universal Pictures; adapted for use in Female Network)