Being responsible for getting yourself acknowledged, despite how awkward it initially feels to do so.
Partner 1: Request that your partner acknowledge you for something specific: for example, “I’d like to be acknowledged for getting a raise last month.”
Partner 2: Acknowledge your partner.
Partner 1: Feed back to your partner as to whether you feel acknowledged. If you don’t feel acknowledged, communicate what was missing.
Partner 2: If at first you don’t succeed, continue to acknowledge your partner until you do.
Switch roles and repeat.
Once a week for nine weeks, or at least nine times in three months.