It doesn’t matter if making your needs clear will result in a fight; avoiding or ending a conflict doesn’t actually make a relationship stronger if nothing is resolved and frankly, some fights to happen. If you don’t have the emotional space and security to make yourself heard and be understood, then it’s time to move on.
Communication is vital for a relationship’s success.
But there are the occasional flare-ups that are part of every relationship and then there are the relationships where those moments of quiet aren’t tranquility, it’s the calm before the storm.
When your relationship has become a never-ending string of arguments, grievances and all-out , then you’re looking at a relationship that’s gone past it’s expiration date.
After all, nobody’s a mind-reader and expecting your partner to just be able to divine your wants and needs is a one-way trip to frustration and disappointment.
However, there’s a difference between communicating and “filling the air with noise”.