Leigh Beeson, ’Study challenges theory that good communication leads to marital satisfaction – ON THE OTHER HAND, THEY FOUND BEING SATISFIED CAN LEAD TO GOOD COMMUNICATION’, http://news.uga.edu/releases/article/good-communication-marital-satisfaction-0716/, The University of Georgia (July 7, 2016).

Other factors

Although communication and satisfaction were correlated, communication wasn’t a good guide for determining partners’ satisfaction with their relationships over time. (…) This leaves us wondering (…) what are some of the other factors that matter for couples’ relationships and how these factors predict how couples do over time.