Originally Posted by SNeacail
Some of us need to talk about something in order to get to the why of it and sometimes we also need the feedback of another to get there. It drives me crazy when my husband doesn't say anything, because he is still "thinking" about it, to me his is just ignoring me.
The difference is that you probably ask if something is bothering him. I'm talking about doing some thinking before talking or talk to him/her and ask for help getting to the bottom before posing unrealistic boundaries