Couples, either newly married or married to each other for a long time, should understand that they need to communicate. It may sound surprising, but recent studies show that communication issues actually top the list of the most important things that couples hope they had focused on before jumping into marriage.
Talk. It is unsafe to assume that a partner knows the others thoughts and needs and vice versa. Ask, and do not assume. Then pay close attention and listen to what is being said. Don't just hear. Acknowledge that what has been said is clearly understood.It goes a long way to avert any brooding problem!