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Conscious Uncoupling

Time To Stop Projecting The Worst On Brangelina

Wendy Paris | Posted 10.03.2016 | Divorce
Wendy Paris

The stakes are high here for this couple to have a good divorce--not only for the two actors and their six children but also for a culture that takes its cues from stars.

Why Gwyneth Paltrow Says She Wouldn't 'Consciously Uncouple' Again

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.07.2016 | Entertainment

Gwyneth Paltrow set off a feeding frenzy in 2014 after announcing that she and her now ex-husband, Chris Martin, decided to “consciously uncouple,...

Exclusive Interview With Katherine Woodward Thomas, Creator Of Conscious Uncoupling

Mark C. Miller | Posted 08.30.2016 | Divorce
Mark C. Miller

Many of us struggle with painful patterns in our romantic relationships, playing out our disappointing story over and over again. Men always leave. Women don't want me. No one ever asks me out. We think there is something fundamentally wrong with us that is keeping us single.

Conscious Uncoupling In The Suburbs

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 08.15.2016 | Parents
Carolyn Ossorio

There are no statistics for couples living "consciously uncoupled" in America. But it's about being true to ourselves and teaching our kids to follow their own path, not someone else's idea of how we should live our lives.

This Is What ‘Conscious Uncoupling’ Is Really Like

The Cut | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.06.2016 | Divorce

Most people don't know what conscious uncoupling is, so I have to explain that it’s what Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin did, and then they get it....

Kissing Frogs: A Case for Conscious Grieving

Judy Warren | Posted 03.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Judy Warren

Stop, drop and roll. Release the pain, sadness and disappointment, so you're not carrying it forward. You and the man you are meant for deserve for your heart to have a clean slate. Remove any trace of bitterness in your heart, so you are free to love fully again.

Kissing Frogs and Reclaimed Frogs: Finish Up the Unfinished

Judy Warren | Posted 02.08.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Judy Warren

In the healing arts, we work on the body to release old trauma... but such work can also reveal a lot about your "true north" and whether or not this relationship is a "right fit."

Chris Martin Says His Divorce From Gwyneth Paltrow Is A 'Weird One'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.11.2016 | Divorce

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin get along so well since separating in 2014, the actress has said the Coldplay frontman is more "like [her] brother" t...

Ira Israel: Mindful Divorce

Ira Israel | Posted 12.26.2016 | Divorce
Ira Israel

For those idealists and romantics who swear to love and cherish until death do they part, maybe it is time to update and revise the divorce laws to eliminate the loopholes, strategies, and games, and make the outcomes less acrimonious?

Divvying Up Your Assets the Conscious Uncoupling Way

Katherine Woodward Thomas | Posted 09.22.2016 | Divorce
Katherine Woodward Thomas

Dividing assets with a soon-to-be former partner is about as much fun as getting audited by the IRS. The happily-ever-after myth is built upon upward, not downward mobility, and the deconstruction of a home once built on love can feel as unnatural as attending the funeral of a child.

Kissing Frogs and the Conscious Breakup

Judy Warren | Posted 07.15.2016 | 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 07.07.2016 | 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 07.02.2016 | 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 05.16.2016 | 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 lif...

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 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.