A relationship goes through numerous phases during its life cycle, there is potential to have a few rough patches. The strength of a relationship is reflected in how the couples deal with rough patches and move ahead. Lifestyle's and modern day thinking has altered views of committed relationship's. This has turned the statistics for divorce and marriage upside down. While divorce and separation may be unavoidable in some situations, many times the problems are workable and through healthy communication the possibility of reconciliation may be possible.