marriage stress, communication
All marriages experience stress. A change in occupa¬tion, a new baby, financial worries, and illness can affect the marital relationship. Furthermore, often the couple does not feel comfortable discussing their worries with community resources, other family members, or even each other.
Daniels, Ann Michelle, "Thriving in Today's Times: Stress and the Marriage" (2009). SDSU Extension Extra Archives. 442.