Actress Mayim Bialik and her husband Michael Stone have decided to separate after nine years of marriage.
Bialik shared the news on her parenting blog Wednesday, telling fans that she and Stone agreed to separate due to irreconcilable differences “after much consideration and soul-searching.”
The 36-year-old “Big Bang Theory” actress and Stone have two sons together, ages 7 and 4, and Bialik assures readers that she and Stone don’t take their decision lightly.
“Divorce is terribly sad, painful and incomprehensible for children,” Bialik posted on her blog. “The main priority for us now is to make the transition to two loving homes as smooth and painless as possible. Our sons deserve parents committed to their growth and health and that’s what we are focusing on.”
Bialik’s known for her passion about “attachment parenting,” an approach that she embraces with her own family and has written about in a book called “Beyond the Sling.” In her blog post Wednesday, she clarified that their “hands-on style of parenting” wasn’t a factor in their split.
“Relationships are complicated no matter what style of parenting you choose,” Bialik said. “We will be ok.”