I can say this.
I tell her there's no pressure and we'll just see how things play out. But can't he send me a text just once a day or every few days to let me know he's thinking of me.
Look up all the threads of people who are dealing with their true believing spouses -- sakples guilt, the silence, the bad communication, the hostage-taking.
Over the span of the last year though, things have slowly changed.