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Conscious Uncoupling

Kissing Frogs and the Conscious Breakup

Judy Warren | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Judy Warren

A piece of dating... everyone wants to avoid... The BREAKUP. It's part of why women "hate to date." It's painful, your dreams get shattered, and the p...

What Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's Divorce Can Teach Us

Vicki Larson | Posted 07.07.2015 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

And while no one wishes a divorce on anyone -- unless it's clearly a dangerous situation -- divorce is sometimes the right thing to do, even if there are young kids involved.

Amicable Divorce Is the New Black

Michelle Crosby | Posted 07.06.2015 | Divorce
Michelle Crosby

America's beloved celebrity couple, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, known colloquially as "Bennifer" marked their 10 year anniversary this week with a divorce.

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part IV

Mark Baer | Posted 05.19.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

On July 10, 2011, Joan T. Daniels, Esq. posted the following comment on the listserv for the members of the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles Coun...

The Game of Life

Claire Fordham | Posted 06.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Claire Fordham

If we want to play piano, we go to a piano teacher. When we want to play better tennis, we get a tennis coach. To be better at life, why not see a l...

Can't We Just Remember Gwyneth Paltrow for Consciously Uncoupling?

Kelly Suellentrop | Posted 06.22.2015 | Comedy
Kelly Suellentrop

I'm not here to bring up Gwyneth Paltrow's latest food stamp challenge... That is so yesterday's news. Instead, I'm going to go even further back and discuss something that is so a year ago's news. You guessed it: I am bringing "conscious uncoupling" back!

Gwyneth Paltrow Opens Up On Chris Martin Split, Says She 'Hit A Wall'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin "consciously uncoupled" last March and the "Glee" actress has finally revealed what led to the decision. In the th...

A Letter to Celebrity Parents About to Divorce

Vicki Larson | Posted 03.03.2015 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

The holidays are over and it seems as if 2015 will be a challenging year for you. All of you are headed for a divorce, which is hard enough, but you also have young children.

The 2014 Best and Worst Sex List

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 03.01.2015 | Women
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

A lack of robust and healthy sex education is a set-up for the worst sexual issues we can imagine in society. We need to celebrate the fact that sex comes in every style, and experts agree that there's a wide range of sexual feelings and acts worthy of exploration, as long as they're consensual and don't harm anyone.

The Future of Marriage

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2015 | Divorce
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

Right now, about 40% of Americans think marriage is obsolete as a concept. They are not sure it is even necessary. As a result, less couples than ever before are married, and marriage rates will continue to decline into the future.

Grey Divorce and Conscious Aging: 7 Ideas to Consider

Tara Fass | Posted 01.10.2015 | Divorce
Tara Fass

We intend to encourage you, or someone you care about, to be positive and make the best of what many people find to be a difficult, yet necessary, and often fulfilling next step.

Martha Stewart Takes Another Dig At Gwyneth Paltrow With 'Conscious Coupling' Story

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 10.13.2014 | Taste

Sly, Martha. Very sly.

Spiritual Divorce: Taking a Page From Rumi and Shams

Holly Lynn Payne | Posted 10.05.2014 | Divorce
Holly Lynn Payne

We all know there is no turning back. We are not going to remarry each other. We want our daughter to know that we will always love each other, and despite our fractured frame, we are still a family -- and a loving one capable of joy.

Colin Firth Has 'Conscious Uncoupling' From 'Paddington' Movie

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Entertainment

Colin Firth has exited "Paddington," where he voiced the titular stuffed bear with the classic red hat. Firth gave the perfect statement to EW.com to ...

Conscious Uncoupling

Fred Silberberg | Posted 08.05.2014 | Divorce
Fred Silberberg

I'm happy for Ms. Paltrow and Mr. Martin, as well as any couple that can agree to end a marriage partnership in an agreeable way. I only wish they would think a little harder about their responsibility as public figures before releasing potentially damaging relationship advice.

The Real Cure for Divorce and Adultery... and It's Not What You Think

Lisa Haisha | Posted 07.29.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Haisha

Can something as simple as heart-centered communication really be the solution?

A Mother's Lesson in Listening

Jessica Ciencin Henriquez | Posted 07.16.2014 | Divorce
Jessica Ciencin Henriquez

My parents stayed together for us kids, but I chose not to. By the time my son celebrates his second birthday, his father and I will be divorced. Hourly, I battle between crowning that decision selfless or selfish.

'Conscious Uncoupling Is Wimping Out' And 14 Other Life Lessons

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 07.10.2014 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

I've learned a few life lessons along the way. Signal when making a turn. Secure the lid on the blender before turning the dial to purée. Don't put your iPhone in your back pocket. Never eat an Oreo before a dental appointment.

'Conscious Uncoupling' Your Credit

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 07.06.2014 | Divorce
Jeanne Kelly

If you find yourself coming to the sad decision that your marriage or partnership must end, there is no reason why it needs to ruin your credit or that of your partner. Just bear in mind these tips, and be sure to uncouple consciously.

5 Inconvenient Truths About Divorcing With Kids

Rebecca Bitton | Posted 06.30.2014 | Divorce
Rebecca Bitton

Gwyneth Paltrow annoyed millions when she referred to her impending divorce from Chris Martin as "conscious uncoupling." I find it noble that they're ...

Chris Martin Discusses 'Challenges' In First Interview Post-Split

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 04.25.2014 | Celebrity

Chris Martin gave an interview to BBC Radio 1 on April 23, his first since his wife Gwyneth Paltrow announced to the world via Goop that they would "c...

Anatomy of an 'Uncoupling'

Tara Ellison | Posted 06.24.2014 | Divorce
Tara Ellison

Despite wealth, status and an Oscar, divorce -- regardless of whatever sunny spin you put on it -- remains a great equalizer. Call it what you will, but "uncoupling" still sucks.

How Disney Sabotaged Our Love Lives

Ashley Crouch | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Ashley Crouch

The widespread cultural belief in "soul mate ideology" undermines our chances at happiness because it makes us passive receivers of idyllic romantic expectations.

Conscious Re-characterization

Jane Buckingham | Posted 06.15.2014 | Divorce
Jane Buckingham

"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.

Conscious Uncoupling in the Beauty Realm: Breaking Out of a Makeup Rut

Napoleon Perdis | Posted 06.11.2014 | Style
Napoleon Perdis

There comes a time where I think everyone (even the most famous) needs to reevaluate their regime, and reassess what is -- and isn't -- working for them.