How many times a day do you communicate?
Something like every fifteen seconds, but we live and work in the same house. And he plays a lot of instruments, up to and including various types of extremely loud drums, plus he manages bands and plays their music, loudly, whether or not I like that music, so--we are communicating even when we think we aren't. But every case is different. You will find that it is less the quantity than the quality of your communication that is essential. And another trick? Absence really does make the heart grow fonder. When in doubt: Don't call so much. Really. If you try it, you will see.