It seems that whenever a couple is having problems the old cliché "Communication is the key" is bantered around as the solution.
Commonsense also dictates that if you want something you should ask for it.
John and Amy have been married for five years.
When John comes home from work he says hello to Amy while sifting through the mail, afterwards he goes upstairs to change his clothes and head out to the gym.
Early on in their relationship John would come home and the first thing he would do was hug and kiss Amy. They use to spend time with each other after work talking about their day, laughing about things, cooking dinner together, and cleaning up the kitchen together.
One night Amy followed John upstairs to "communicate".
She told him she misses him greeting her with a kiss and a hug.
The very next day John arrives home, he gives Amy a short hug, a quick dry kiss as he headed towards the mail. Amy is not happy.
She wants to go back to the "beginning" as