The fighting could get pretty intense,” a source tells People magazine. “Whatever counseling they did was fine for a quick fix but could not get to the heart of the problem.”
According to People, the couple did try to work on their relationship, but “got to a point where they had to end it.”
In a just-published interview — obviously done pre-split — with Women’s Health, Kutcher offers his advice on relationship longevity.
“Don’t wait for a problem to work on things. The goal is not to get into a relationship; the goal is to be in a relationship.”
He continues: “I would just like a woman someday, somewhere, at some point in my life to say to me, ‘You’re a great listener,'” he said. “Haven’t heard it yet, and that’s a superior compliment to get from a woman. But I’m going to work on it.”