According to Barton Goldsmith, Ph.D., “Men find it more difficult to attach words to emotions and getting back on track in an emotional conversation can be very difficult for them.” How many times have we complained about not being able to get men to talk about their feelings? When communication breaks down and your man has checked out, it can be the death of your relationship. The first step is understanding why, so you can try to bridge the gap before it’s too late. You may be surprised by some of the reasons men and relationships equal disconnect.