They have some bad patterns established that have created resentment on both sides.
To work this stuff out, they’ll have to dig deep and expose the ugly and the vulnerability on both sides. It will take courage and commitment to do this successfully.
I think they can make this happen, if they’re willing to traverse some difficult, complicated (Saturn in Scorpio) terrain.
Most people don’t want to to do this. But it seems to me that working it out with someone you love is a lot easier then spending your life with someone you don’t love. This is true, even if the process is grueling.
Did you split with someone in the past, when you probably should stayed and worked it out?