Even when it’s the correct thing to do, divorce is difficult for almost everyone involved.
This is especially true for children shared by a divorced spouse. Fortunately, most of the time, both parents are dedicated to ensuring that their children survive a divorce and are taking steps toward co-parenting in the appropriate way, that is, in a respectful and child-centered manner.
This is easier said than done, especially when there are damaged sentiments and even divorce repercussions that resonate throughout a relationship’s conclusion. It can’t be easy to spend your attention on co-parenting with someone who has wounded you or who you may have damaged, but co-parenting is a fantastic objective to have in situations when the parents separate amicably.
There are several examples of celebrities who co-parent amicably and even proudly with their ex-partners. Here are ten celebrities that are doing an outstanding job, ranging from Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck to Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick.
1. Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck famously divorced in 2015, and their divorce was formalized in October of that year. Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel are their three children. They issued a joint statement regarding their split, which read: “We have made the painful choice to separate after much thinking and contemplation. We go on with love and friendship for one another, as well as a commitment to co-parenting our children, whose privacy we respectfully request at this trying time.”
They resided in the same house the entire time they were splitting because they were so concerned about their children’s safety. They also continue to spend a lot of time as a family these days. This couldn’t have been easy, given how acrimonious their divorce was at times, especially when Ben’s infidelity was discovered.
2. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin
When Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin divorced in 2014, they popularized the term “conscious uncoupling.” “We have been working hard for well over a year, some together, some apart, to explore what could have been possible between us, and we have come to the conclusion that while we love each other very much, we will remain separate,” their statement said at the time.
The term “conscious uncoupling” was derided a little, but it’s exactly what the two did. It’s also essentially the purpose of co-parenting, because it simply indicates that they were both striving to be thoughtful and caring as they dismantled their family. As a consequence, their children appear to be in excellent health, and Chris and Gwyneth have each established solid relationships. The nicest thing is that they may introduce their new companions to the entire family, including each other.
3. Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick
Mason, Penelope, and Reign are Kourtney and Scott’s three children. They never married, but they were in a relationship for a decade and lived as if they were married. Fans of the reality program Keeping Up With the Kardashians were both astonished and unsurprised when they parted up in 2015. Scott was frequently seen going out and partying when he should have been at home with his family, and he faced numerous issues on the show.
According to a family acquaintance, “Kourtney has always defended Scott and stood by his side, but with three children, it has become tedious. Kourtney must put the children’s needs first. Scott has been making the rounds claiming to be single. After seeing the photos [in Monte Carlo], Kourtney rejected him, and he hasn’t returned home after a month of partying.”
Scott seemed to have put a lot of effort into being a better person after their separation. Scott has brought his fiancée Sofia Richie around to meet everyone, and the two routinely vacation together with the kids. Kourtney and Scott both said on KUTWK that their relationship is lot healthier this way, and they feel (rightfully) pleased of what they’ve accomplished.
4. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
Moroccan and Monroe, Mariah and Nick’s twins, are their parents. After six years of marriage, they divorced in 2014. Despite their sadness at the breakup, especially Nick’s, the two have tried hard to maintain their family bond. Nick traveled to Las Vegas to attend Mariah’s residency performance, and the two frequently share Christmas photographs with their children.
Mariah was even able to make a gentle joke with Nick when she found out he was expecting a third child. He told me about it “I’m not sure how she found out about it, but she phoned me and was rather amusing about it. ‘Mhm, I heard about you out here in these streets,’ she said.”
5. Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe
Ryan was a guest at Reese’s 21st birthday party when they met when she was quite young. As she previously stated, “He was at my 21st birthday party when I first met him. I’m not sure what hit me — perhaps the seven Midori sours — but I told him, “I suppose you’re my birthday present.” It was gratifying to him, and now that I think about it… how humiliating!”
By the time Cruel Intentions was filmed, the two had started dating and were living together. They got engaged a year after meeting and married while Reese was pregnant with their daughter, Ava. Whew!
As a result, when they announced their split in 2006, everyone was taken aback. In a statement, the couple’s representative said: “We regret to inform you that Reese and Ryan have decided to end their relationship. They are devoted to their family, and we respectfully request that you respect their privacy and the protection of their children at this time.”
Ryan has later said that their age was a factor in their breakup. He said to Larry King, “We were both very young when we met. Because there is so much noise associated with it, I believe it can produce problems for two individuals in this field.” Reese appears to agree with him, and she has stated as much “I married at the age of 23 and had two children by the age of 27. So, you know, I don’t know, it’s sometimes nice to know oneself.”
They have, nevertheless, been wonderful co-parents to Ava and their son, Deacon. According to Ryan, “She’s happily remarried, and our children are wonderful. I’m proud of how we handled it and who we are as a family.”
6. Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom
After three years of marriage, Miranda and Orlando announced their divorce in 2013.
Flynn is the name of the couple’s kid.
While they keep their feelings regarding Flynn quiet, they frequently use every occasion to praise each other. Miranda even relocated across the street from Orlando after they broke up so that the family could maintain their bond.
Miranda expressed her dissatisfaction with their divorce by saying, “It was the correct decision. We weren’t getting the best out of each other. There is no animosity between us; we will always be pals.”
7. Anna Faris and Chris Pratt
Another former couple that startled everyone when they announced their divorce in 2018 was Anna Faris and Chris Pratt. They married in 2009 and appeared to be committed to each other.
Since their divorce, however, the two have made a firm commitment to raising their son, Jack, together. Anna has also spoken up about their breakup, saying, “When I first got married, I believe — and I don’t mean to be stereotyping, but maybe most people do — most women have a checklist of successes. It’s like, go ahead and get married… I believe there is a young [fantasy] ”
She also stated that getting married is simple, but getting divorced is more difficult. “It takes about a year to untangle a divorce. The perplexity of the simplicity of the act of being married, which psychologically you comprehend as “OK, I’m making a promise in front of people that I love to be with this person for the rest of my life, that I love,” and then you sign a paper.”
Despite the uncertainty, Anna hopes that the families will be able to share Thanksgiving feasts in the future. “She added,” she said “Chris and I don’t keep grudges, so we wanted to make sure that not only was Jack happy, but that we were all happy and supportive of one other, and that we could have this ideal image of spending Christmas together. Do we all go on vacation at the same time?”
10. Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods
Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods’ divorce was notoriously tumultuous, particularly after it was revealed that Tiger had been cheating. They did, however, agree to share custody of their children, Charlie and Sam. In July 2010, their divorce was completed.
According to the account, Tiger had a series of really bad conduct. He was forthright about a lot of stuff, but the harm had already been done.
Since their divorce, the two have put a lot of effort into getting along for the sake of their children. Plus, when children are involved, it’s definitely a lot better to have a good connection with your ex. “We have Sam and Charlie, and we love them so much that we are going do whatever it takes to make it work,” Tiger stated in 2016.