‘Consciously Uncouple’: Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow are Doing It. Should Anyone? Coldplay frontman Chris Martin and actress Gwyneth Paltrow announced yesterday that they will “consciously uncouple.” While they’ve been mocked on social media for this New Age verbiage (“Now that divorce is ‘conscious uncoupling,’ what else will Gwyneth Paltrow rebrand?” Time tweeted.), to us as divorce mediators (and former litigators), their terminology resonated.
Whether your client is already deep into a mediation process or whether mediation is merely on the menu of process options to resolve a pending dispute, what follows are several concepts to help provide clients effective guidance.