The phrase "growing apart" is an interesting one. I think in most of the relationships in our lives we either grow together or grow apart. Growing apart can be sad; heartbreaking even. Relationships, people, morals and viewpoints change and with that sometimes the thing that binds us together can break. And growing together is truly amazing. That two people can change and grow so much and move in the same(ish) direction is nothing short of astonishing. So, even though the term "growing apart" often comes with a tinge of sadness - I think it is really important to focus on the "growing" and less on the "apart." It is when we are stagnant together or stagnant apart that we have a problem.