falling out

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Noun1.falling out - a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)falling out - a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
schism - the formal separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences
breakup, separation, detachment - coming apart
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I hear so much about families who are forever falling out with each other, some to the extent where they haven't spoken to each other for years.
Back seat driving or choice of radio station leads to a fifth of couples falling out. And one in five drivers has even pulled over and ordered their passenger to get out.
"If children are falling out then we go over and we sort it out before it gets bigger," she says.