"Conscious uncoupling" evokes a desire to make divorce seem positive, proactive and even somewhat glamorous. But, divorce is none of these things. It's painful, scary, uncomfortable, embarrassing and unpleasant.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin decided to consciously uncouple. When I became uncoupled, it was called divorce. I used to feel bad about myself, but...
Relationships do end, and it is important to stop viewing this as failure. The success or failure of a relationship should not be determined by it's length, but by our ability to allow another human being into our heart and grow from the experience.
The greatest gift you can give your children is to get the support you need to help you deal with your hurt, anger and sadness.
Among other things, "Conscious Uncoupling" supposedly helps couples understand and honor what was good about their lives together, and then let go... together. Give me a break.
Assuming that Gwyneth Paltrow's team invented the term 'consciously uncoupling,' I want to applaud them for the use of the term. For anyone that has ever been divorced, you know the feeling of being a complete loser.
The seeds of conscious uncoupling are sown somewhere in unconscious coupling. And, by unconscious coupling, I'm not referring to alcohol-fueled one-nighters. What I do mean is that many of us choose mates who aren't right for us by ignoring our unconscious motivations for doing so.
I would first like to go on record and just say I can't recall one single positive marriage story in my personal life. I come from a pretty large fami...
Look, I'm sure there are people out there who have drama-free divorces, who settle things amicably, and no one's at fault and you wish each other well.
The good news is that, celebrity or not, you can now understand the way love works; and, what you understand, you can shape.
We are hearing a lot about a new term related to the separation of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin: conscious uncoupling. While some may dismiss this new terminology as woo woo, divorce is a reality and worth discussing.
What Paltrow and Martin are going through resonates with millions of American parents, who are contemplating divorce: Is it better to stay or go?
Whether you are just beginning to toy with the idea of serving your spouse divorce papers or you are already deep in the throes of the litigation proc...
What could feel more forbidden yet familiar, naughty and naïve, than getting back together with an ex for a potentially delicious night of sexual escapades?
Instead of letting your family's breakup steal away the holiday season, create new traditions of comfort and joy.
Who cares if it's different? You can mourn the loss of what was, or you can choose to celebrate with what you have. It is possible to create new holiday traditions and have fun even though you aren't together as a family anymore.