Gwyneth Paltrow’s Relationship With Husband Brad Falchuk Has Made Her ‘Grow’ in 1 Important Way

Gwyneth Paltrow is an actor/businessperson who has had a number of high-profile relationships. She often gives fans glimpses into her personal life and talked about what she has learned from her various partners.

Currently, Paltrow is married to producer Brad Falchuk. She recently opened up about her marriage and how Falchuk has helped her “grow” as a person in one important way.

Brad Falchuk and Gwyneth Paltrow
Brad Falchuk and Gwyneth Paltrow | Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

When did Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk marry?

According to Us Magazine, Paltrow and Falchuk began dating in 2014 after meeting on the set of Glee, which Paltrow guest-starred on and Falchuk helped create. They went public with their relationship in 2015.

Previously, Paltrow was married to Coldplay frontman Chris Martin and Falchuk was married to fellow TV producer Suzanne Bukinik. Both Paltrow and Falchuk have kids from these marriages.

Paltrow and Falchuk got married in September 2018.

Gwyneth Paltrow has ‘grown’ in 1 way because of her relationship

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Paltrow recently opened up about her personal life to actor Anna Faris on the podcast Anna Faris Is Unqualified. She revealed that her divorce from Martin as well as her relationship with Falchuk has taught her to “grow” throughout the years..

“I had learned more about myself through [my divorce] than I could have imagined,” she said, according to Harper’s Bazaar. “And because I focused on accountability, I was then able to find the most amazing man and build something that I’ve never had before.”

She also explained that Falchuk has encouraged her to change her communication style to be more productive.

“I was scared, because he is a person who demands presence and intimacy and communication in a way I just didn’t know how to,” Paltrow shared. “I like to fight by shutting down—goodbye! I leave the room. And he was like, ‘No, absolutely not. We’re sitting down, and we’re figuring this out.’ And he demands that I am honest with myself in a way that is hard for me, but which really helps me grow.”

Gwyneth Paltrow talks about being a stepmother to Brad Falchuk’s kids

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Another big change is Paltrow’s life has been her new role as a stepmother to Falchuk’s teenage kids from his previous marriage—son Brody and daughter Isabella.

On a recent episode of Paltrow’s Goop Podcast, she talked to guest Gabrielle Union about being a stepmother.

“When I became a stepmother, when I knew I was going to become a stepmother, I was like, ’S***, I have no idea how to do this. There’s nothing to read. What do I do? Where do I step in? Where do I not? Like, how do I do this?’” Paltrow explained. “It’s been a really interesting challenge for me and I love them. I’ve learned so much about myself through the process.”

Union has stepchildren as well, and she drew her lessons from her experience as someone’s stepchild. She shared that simply being a consistent adult in her stepchildren’s lives is an important part of living in a blended family.