So my partner and I have dating for a couple years, and it's definitely been a relationship of learning. Our communication feels pretty healthy. However, now as we're finishing college/university, we have more time together and our conversations aren't as hurried.
Because of that, we have a tendency to just watch TV together and not say as much. I feel lacking in conversation "ammunition", since we spend a lot of time together now. Conversations tend to stick with "How was your day?" and feel less authentic by both parties.
How should I approach maintaining healthy conversation with a long term partner that I spend a lot of time with?
EDIT: Most of my "ammunition" was from our differences in work at school. She does Studio Art and I'm a Programmer. We once took a class together on Early Scientific Literature, which sparked some awesome conversation for about 4 months. Since we see each other more often, those daily college stories don't tend to hold as long in a conversation.