"One person may be focused on their career, travel, or education while the other person may be happy and content with life just as it is. These couples are not aware of what stresses or worries their partner currently has, of their goals or dreams or about what their partner is most excited about. This is the most important one. ~ Rae Smith, The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart and all they can do is stare blankly. Things may be difficult for you right now but it will all work out. And if you gain all the power in your relationship, you lose interest in your partner and your partner becomes obsessed with you. According to psychotherapist and founder of Trillium Counseling Devon Jorge, MSW, RSW though, once it's gotten to the point that this has stopped, your relationship may be at its end. Bigamy is having one wife too many. ~ Marilyn Monroe, I may fall apart but I will never lose the pieces. Though some of those times you may choose to go on a trip with friends or even take some well-needed time for yourself, if you have no desire to spend any of your free time with your partner, it may be time to call it quits. A lot goes into a relationship coming together, and a lot goes into a relationship falling apart. “All relationships have problems. It is through falling down that we learn how to stand up again. There are many reasons that can lead you relationship down a path to its ultimate demise. Punch them in the face and go get some ice cream.”, “It doesn’t matter who hurt you or broke you down. Whether it's a raise at work or devastating news about your family, there's no one other than your partner that you would typically run to first. "Avoiding difficult relationship issue altogether or having them become explosive to the point you can't talk about them anymore should be a red flag in any relationship," she told INSIDER. If this has started to change, however, Rori Sassoon — relationship expert, co-owner of the upscale matchmaking agency Platinum Poire and frequent dating expert on "The Real Housewives of New York" — told INSIDER that you are most likely growing apart from one another. Looking for smart ways to get more from life? If you have no power over your relationship… you allow your partner to do whatever he wants, you don’t respect yourself or your boundaries, and your partner completely disregards your needs and desires. Once that's started to change though, it may be hard to stay connected to your partner. We attract into our lives a partner who typically has about the same level of self-esteem as we have. Keanu Reeves, Bigamy is having one wife too many. One of the biggest reasons this happens with women is by becoming so invested in the relationship that you stop taking care of your own needs and having your own life. Although you may not want to admit that things are falling apart in your relationship, when it gets to the point where you are having more unhappy times than happy ones, you may need to come to the realization that you and your partner are growing apart. Thank God for your gift. When my mother had four girls, and she could tell her marriage was falling apart, she went back to college and got her degree in music and education.