There's a time and a place for honesty. This isn't to say that you shouldn't always be honest, but if you want to have a deep conversation about your needs or concerns, it's best to set aside a time to do so. Audrey Hope, a celebrity relationship expert, suggests finding a time where your partner is open to talk. 'If your partner had a hard day, if your partner was stuck in traffic, if your partner is hungry –– pay attention,' Hope says. 'Let them settle in and don't hit them with something heavy.'