Aiming to consciously uncouple quickly

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Chris MartinandGwyneth Paltrow Reuters. Combo picture of singer Chris Martin of Coldplay and actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

London - Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin want a quick divorce - which they refer to as “conscious uncoupling”.

The former couple, who announced their separation last Tuesday after 10 years of marriage, reportedly want to legally dissolve their relationship as quickly as possible, as they are worried things could turn ugly between them.

An article Paltrow posted on her website Goop.com described their version of splitting as one where “animosity dissolves much quicker” and “a new paradigm for conscious uncoupling emerges, replacing the traditional, contentious divorce”.

A source told gossip website TMZ.com that the 41-year-old actress and 37-year-old Coldplay rocker, who have daughter Apple, nine, and son Moses, seven, are trying to come to an amicable custodial and financial agreement, as they have no interest in airing their dirty laundry in a trial.

One insider claimed the couple have both done things during their marriage that they don't want to be exposed in leaked legal documents and are eager to avoid any more cheating rumours.

The source added that they are determined to keep their split amicable so a judge will sign off on their divorce sooner rather than later.

But it seems the 'Iron Man 3' actress is unlikely to start dating again anytime soon, as she admitted during an interview in 2012 that she was glad her single days were behind her and had found her "sexuality" with Chris.

Speaking on celebrity interview series 'The Conversation with Amanda De Cadenet,' she said: "I personally think that only in a committed relationship where you trust the other person with everything and there's real intimacy there, that's where you find your sexuality. You don't find it on a one-night stand.

"It has to be a longer term situation where you're completely safe and that's where it starts to reveal itself."

She also joked that she had "s****ed everyone" when she was younger. - Bang Showbiz

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