Chris Martin sunk right into a “year of depression” following his split from Gwyneth Paltrow.
The 39-year-old Coldplay frontman married 43-year-old actress Gwyneth in 2003 plus the pair announced their “conscious uncoupling” in March 2014. The couple is parents to 11-year-old daughter Apple and son Moses, nine, and search to be managing their situation incredibly well – co-parenting their children as well as going on holiday together.
However, setting up about the breakdown of his marriage the first time publicly, Chris admits he fell in a dark place.
“I still arise down plenty of days. But now I feel like I’ve been considering the tools to change it around,” he told Britain’s Sunday Times newspaper. Check Coldplay A Head Full of Dreams sheet music page.
“You may appear at it very aggressively and blame and blame. Or you can trust the garage, as they say. Take yourself apart and clean off of the bits. Reassemble.”
Birds singer taken on literature in the bid that can help himself recover from the split. He cites Auschwitz survivor Viktor Frankl’s book Man’s Search for Meaning and Persian poet Rumi’s composition The Guest House as helping him through his recovery.
“That one Rumi poem changes everything. It says that even if you’re unhappy, it is good for you,” he stated. “It required a year to be. A year of depression and all of that.”
Gwyneth and Chris have not yet finalise their divorce though the singer insists they are happy with their lives. Both are now in new relationships – Chris with actress Annabelle Wallis and Gwyneth with Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk.
“It’s always around in the media, but I possess a wonderful separation-divorce. It’s a divorce however it’s a weird one,” he stated. “It’s funny. I don’t contemplate that word very often- divorce. I don’t view it that way. I view it more like you meet someone, you could have some time together and things just undergo. I’ve lived a great deal of life subsequently.”