What divorcing couples can learn from Gwyneth Paltrow’s conscious uncoupling


Author: Teresa Cullen


Not all separating couples will want to head for the tranquil island of Eleuthera to mark their separation. But there is a lot to be said for encouraging divorcing couples who have children to think about their ongoing relationship.

Everyone and his wife (pardon the pun) is wondering what to make of this phrase ‘conscious uncoupling’ that Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are using to describe the end of their ten-year marriage. Apparently Chris gave Gwyneth a painting of a bird flying free to mark the start of this ‘next phase of their relationship’ as they continue post-divorce to look after their children, though living separately.

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Teresa Cullen, Partner, Fladgate LLP

 

 

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