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Conscious Uncoupling

What We Can All Learn About Relationships From Gwyneth Paltrow

Lisa Haisha | Posted 06.03.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Haisha

We've all heard the statistic that 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. And the word itself -- "divorce" -- has gotten a bad reputation over the ye...

Conscious Uncoupling and the Paradox of Conscious Commitment

Thea and Duane Harvey | Posted 06.02.2014 | Divorce
Thea and Duane Harvey

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.

How to Not Murder Your Ex

Mark Morford | Posted 06.01.2014 | Divorce
Mark Morford

Simple rules we live by. Basic laws we insist upon. Zucchini is pointless. Orchids are fantastic. Politics will mutilate your soul. If you are not fr...

In Defense of Gwyneth Paltrow's Conscious Uncoupling

Lori Holden | Posted 06.01.2014 | Celebrity
Lori Holden

I have seen some really nasty divorces, and I applaud Gwyneth's pledge to navigate the upcoming turbulent waters -- ones that are sure to dredge up deep insecurities and fears -- with mindful intention. It will not be easy.

Is Conscious Uncoupling Actually Possible?

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

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.

Gwyneth and Chris: Conscious Uncoupling?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 06.01.2014 | Divorce
Dr. Jane Greer

Whether you are motivated by your children, limited finances, or something else, the good and unselfish divorce is something to aspire to.

Conscious Comedy: The Dos and Don'ts of Mindfully Mocking Gwyneth Paltrow's 'Conscious Uncoupling'

Christina Pesoli | Posted 05.31.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

True, calling her divorce a 'conscious uncoupling' may simply be a rebranding effort designed to avoid the stigma and trauma typically associated with the entire divorce process. Although the term may be silly, the goal itself is not.

Conscious Uncoupling: An Oxymoron

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 05.31.2014 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

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.

Sorry, Even Gwyneth's Separation Will Be Better Than Yours

Posted 03.29.2014 | Divorce

Written by Adriana Velez on CafeMom's blog, The Stir Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't discuss this very much because she's a pretty private person, but I a...

A Letter to Gwyneth From a Divorced Mom

Magda Pecsenye | Posted 05.28.2014 | Divorce
Magda Pecsenye

I get that you want to be special. We all want to be special. I remember wailing to a friend in the middle of my divorce "I don't want to be a statistic!" But here's the thing -- we're all in this together.

Why Gwyneth Is So Wrong About Moms With 'Regular' Jobs

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.28.2014 | Parents
Devon Corneal

Complaining about how hard she has it while romanticizing the lives of working parents with more traditional careers means Gwyneth is either remarkably self-absorbed or deliberately obtuse.

Conscious Uncoupling

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

It makes sense that a divorce will trigger all of our defenses and that it will be hard to stay conscious in those moments. Understanding that you are committing to being intentional because it is in your best interest and the interests of your children can remind you that there is a better way.

A Conscious Look at Conscious Uncoupling: 4 Steps to a Successful Separation

David Kessler | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce
David Kessler

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.

Conscious Uncoupling: What It Means

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

Gwyneth interviewed us for her blog two years ago and cited our book, Conscious Loving, as one of her favorite relationship books. The phones have been busy here since the couple announced their split, with media inquiries about what "Conscious Uncoupling" is all about.

Anna Almendrala

What Gwyneth Paltrow's Split -- Err, 'Conscious Uncoupling' -- Really Means

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.26.2014 | Divorce

Even when it comes to divorce, Gwyneth Paltrow is an aspirational lifestyle brand. When the actress announced her separation from husband and Cold...