Reasons Why It’s Hard to Communicate with your Partner

You don't want to "create or discuss problems."

You don't feel safe in the relationship.

You don't trust that problems will be addressed and solved.

The discussion of problems creates turmoil, hostility or disconnect.

The information you discussed is shared with others without your permission.

You don't want to be identified as the person who "creates problems".

Never learned to talk about problems in your family.