02:57 PM EDT 04/15/2014
Originally posted 03/26/2014 12:35PM
For the first time in a decade, Gwyneth Paltrow is back on the market.
In a joint letter posted to her lifestyle site GOOP, Paltrow and husband Chris Martin announced a "conscious uncoupling", saying that "with hearts full of sadness ... we have decided to separate."
While Paltrow endures what she calls a "difficult time," soon the day will arrive when the Shakespeare in Love Academy Award-winner decides she's ready to begin dating again. And when that day comes, she's going to need some advice. Luckily, she's got the best source there is – her own filmography.
In movies both romantic (Bounce) and ... otherwise (Se7en), Paltrow's characters have learned valuable lessons about lust, trust and the nature of love. Below, a selection of wisdom from the Book of Paltrow.
Originally posted 03/26/2014 06:15PM
Though Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin managed to keep details of their 10-year marriage fairly quiet, the actress – who announced her separation from her husband on Tuesday – has, surprisingly, had a lot to say about love.
While she always admitted that her relationship with the Coldplay frontman took work, over the years, some of Paltrow's sound bites went from happy to somewhat haunting. Here, a look back at her thoughts on her marriage, and love in general:
Originally posted 03/26/2014 01:15PM
When Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced they are "consciously uncoupling," the public reacted with a collective head-scratch followed by viral snickering.
Originally posted 03/26/2014 09:30AM
During their 10-year marriage, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin famously avoided being photographed together on the red carpet – and their last public appearance as a couple was no exception.
Attending the Stand Up to Cancer benefit on Jan. 28 in Los Angeles, the pair arrived separately but joined up inside the intimate event, sitting together in the center of the room and betraying little sign of an imminent split.
But behind the scenes, the Oscar-winning actress, 41, and the Coldplay frontman, 37 – who announced on Tuesday their decision to consciously uncouple – had been struggling for some time to keep their marriage afloat, several sources tell PEOPLE.
Originally posted 03/25/2014 06:05PM
var brightcovePhotoVideoID = '3391909741001'; var PhotoVideoButtonCaption = 'PLAY'; It's over for Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, who announced Tuesday they're breaking up after 10 years of marriage.
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