I believe that communication is key to success in everything from your career to personal relationships. This is true especially in the case of marriages.
Due to an absence of communication which generates an inability to associate with each various other, many marriages start failing. When this happens a couple must seek the advice of elders in the family. You should even visit a marriage counselor before the worst thing happens to your marriage. It only shows that you care for the relationship.
Here is an article on what a couple can expect from marriage counseling. But remember even counselors cannot help until you communicate your problems clearly to them.