Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner getting divorced marked the biggest break up of 2015, and we're still saddened by seeing a decade of love fall apart.
So, we decided to reach out to Relationship Expert Dr. V to find out her take on what really caused the split between the power couple, and how you can avoid those pitfalls in your own!
And we're so glad we did, because she had a lot of excellent points on what may have gone wrong in the relationship.
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For instance, a lot of reports have come out saying the Bennifer simply couldn't make their hectic schedules work, to which Dr. V responded:
"I'm against the idea that a relationship should be 'work'. If getting to know your partner, getting to know yourself or getting closer to your partner feels like 'work'…you're in the wrong relationship. This notion of 'work' in a relationship maddens me. It implies there's a right and wrong way to do a relationship, and if it fails, you just weren't working hard enough."
That's reassuring to hear!
But one of our biggest issues with their break up is if Ben and Jen can't make it, how can any of our relationships be expected to last?!
Luckily, Dr. V also had some words of encouragement for anyone feeling that way, saying: