The secret to a happy relationship is... well, there is no secret. It's a lot of little things that all add up to something right. But I firmly believe that the base of a happy relationship is communication. “Healthy communication in a relationship is important because it's the foundation of any partnership. Having the confidence to talk openly with your partner, regardless of whether the subject matter is positive or negative, is one of the true signs that you and your partner are practicing healthy communication,” dating expert and matchmaker Sarah Patt tells Bustle. “Listening, actually hearing what your partner is saying, and processing and responding without reacting overly emotionally is a sign that you are truly understanding what your partner has to say to you."
And communication isn't all about the big, deep talks. it's about the way you interact with each other on a day-to-day basis. Daily communications can reveal a lot about your relationship and can also do a huge amount to keep your relationship happy and healthy.
So how do happy couples communicate? Well, here are the things that they say to each other daily because it's all about showing just how invested you really are: