“We’ve grown up together and we’ve been beside each other through a lot of goodness and a lot of challenges… “For the first time in my life, there wasn’t a pinhole of light at the end of the tunnel,” the singer explained.
“I thought, ‘I just wish everything would stop.’ It wasn’t in the sense of, ‘I’m going to take my life.’ It was just hopelessness. ’ I don’t think I understood how dangerous hopelessness is. “I thought, There’s gotta be something else that I’m good at in my life.
“We want to publicly state — plainly, and only this time — that we are splitting up,” the note reads.
The pair, who have been married since February last year, shared the news in a joint statement today (July 1).
We also feel it's important to state that we are going to be OK and in fact, we remain close friends who are good in each other's eyes.
Paramore's Hayley Williams and New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert started dating in 2008, and last year, they got married.
There is a challenge to trying to understand your own heart in the context of a relationship…
and there is goodness in considering another heart, even in spite of your own." "Marriage is not for the faint of heart.