Here's something you can do to make your relationship stronger and it doesn't take a lot of effort, for lazy people like me, this is golden! Now, I have to warn you it may annoy your friends a bit, but really who cares, your relationship with your mate is more important!
The secret: Do "we talk" or "us talk", people that use this verbage rated much happier in their relationships. And it's totally OK to fake it till you feel it, it can be just as effective. Your Welcome!