Being fair but honest is always the best approach. Leave blame out of it. “I want to be happy again and I’m not right now. I don’t think you are either. Let’s brainstorm and come up with a plan to try to regain our joy.” Start by listing what you each think are roadblocks to happiness and work from there. Couples counseling could be helpful if you’re not successful at having these conversations and making change happen.
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