Tarek and Christina El Moussa are seeking the help of a life coach amid their very public split.
The "Flip or Flop" stars met with Tim Story for an intimate dinner in Orange County, according to TMZ. There are no plans to reconcile and get back together, but it was Tarek's idea to talk about their split with Story.
And if there's anyone that can help the estranged couple, it's Story. He has quite the client roster -- having previously worked with Kanye West, Charlie Sheen and Christian Slater.
The HGTV couple announced their split in January, and their breakup has taken several nasty turns since then.
'Flip or Flop' stars on Instagram
'Flip or Flop' stars on Instagram
Tay woke up yesterday and wanted to get her ears pierced ... (exciting moment for mommy too) so we went this morning..I remember getting mine done when I was 6 and how excited I was ... She was so brave, not one tear. #loveher ❤️
Headed out of town for a quick trip with my bestie for a little R&R ☀️#ThursdayVibes 🌟 #WWCZD 😉
Current dress obsession and that wallpaper! 😍 http://liketk.it/2rku1 #liketkit @liketoknow.it
BREAKING NEWS!!!!!! It's time to announce that our show, the OG Flip or Flop is being renewed for 20 episodes... I know many of our fans have been wondering about this and it's finally happening. Regardless of the situation, our job is to flip homes and create a TV show for people to enjoy around the world... be prepared for some disasters and crazy projects on the upcoming season... it's almost... GO TIME! Who's excited about this??? I am!
Watching Tay play soccer ⚽️ with this cutie this morning is the best 💙
Fun evening presenting at the day time Emmy awards ... ⭐️and super excited to start filming a brand new season of #fliporflop ✨
#Ain't no party like a #princess party!! ( In a gangsta rap voice)!! #Vegas was fun but this is the best party ever!!!
#Exactly 3 years ago today!! She is the #love #of my life and I'm #proud to say we are #closer than ever!! Taylor Reese and Malia Rose I love you!!!!!.... #daddy's #girl❤️❤️❤️❤️
Take me back to Maui! Had the best trip ever with my babes...and this dress 😍 #TBT @liketoknow.it http://liketk.it/2raLr #liketkit
Maui days are the best days ☀️🌈
Happy Easter 🐰💙🙌🏼
It's 5 o'clock here #mauilife @veuveclicquot
On #set today with my #loves!!:I love creating #memories on camera together.. many many #years from now we will sit with our #grandkids and binge watch #fliporflop!! So #lucky to do what we do! Just LOVE them❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Happy #Valentines day to the #love of my #life!! Our bond is stronger than ever and I'm so lucky to have this angel in my life! She is my #absolute best #friend and my heart and #soul... I can't wait to be by her side and watch her grow for the rest of my #life.. she is so #amazing that words can't describe it. #daddy #loves you #tay!!! And of course the worlds most amazing boy #Brayden!
#SundayFunday with @RobertDrenk gotta get that dad time in when we're not enjoying our little ones #dadlife #Bungalow #santamonica we are coming #tonight!
Me and my #love watching A Dogs Purpose!! Love when she sits on my lap during #movies!! Guaranteed #two hours of #cuddling!!
Just another #day tearing up #chuckecheese.. its the kids #lasvegas gambling for tickets!! #dad is going to the real #Vegas tomorrow!!😳
Just a #normal day... Me and #bigboy waiting for the girls to line up to take a #photo with him...he needs #private #security
#daddy #daughter #date!! You may have seen us live last night getting tore up by the girls!! We had a blast and went bowling and we didn't stand a chance! We had so much fun with our #kiddos!!
Two #dads three #daughters and a pink jeep!! Hashtag#dadlife!! Hope you enjoyed the shenanigans on the live feed tonight!! Me and @robertdrenk have so much #fun with our #girls! It's nice to find another #amazing #dad to share our fun with!
Shopping for flips with #TaylorReese and .... we have the same taste.. ❤...we love a fun print! #fliporflop @hgtv
Huge shout out to my girl right here @cazeb ... My best friend - turned publicist extraordinaire - has been by my side since we were 14 years old ... she has always supported me and had my best interest at heart- and during this difficult time she has been a ray of positivity and such a role model ... Cassie you are the best friend anyone could ask for and I am so lucky to have you in my life. Here's to always laughing together and finding joy in every hardship ... C&C ❤
I've never met a group of more positive, fun-loving, funny... all around amazing guys... filming 7 seasons of #FlipOrFlop has been a breeze because of them. I ❤️ each and every one of you. @hgtv
#ThursdayVibes ✨ #nofilter and happy 😉
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News of Tarek's alleged secret affair with their two children's nanny, who was 23 at the time, surfaced right after their divorce announcement. He revealed earlier this month that he actually dated her for a bit:
"I did date her for a month," he said. "I was going through a tough time, and she's amazing. I never held hands with her around the kids, though. Now I'm not dating anyone specifically. It will be a long time before I'm in a relationship."
His estranged wife recently broke up with family contractor Gary Anderson, who they both worked with on their show. Tarek admitted a couple weeks back that the romance bothered him, at first, but now he's over it: "I've totally moved on."
Christina and Tarek have also candidly told their respective sides to the story in separate interviews.
RELATED: Hilarious thoughts you have while watching an HGTV show:
"I'm a stay at home mom and my husband works retail and our budget is a conservative $500,000" -hgtv EVERYTIME https://t.co/yloDQ3cjed
all I aspire to have in my future is a marriage like Chip and Joanna Gaines
nothing gets me more hype than when they pick the right house on House Hunters International
the homebuyers on HGTV be like i want a one-story home w a second floor, enough rooms for 13 kids, ocean view, my budget is $10
if you can't handle me at my rerun of property brothers, you don't deserve me at my new episode of house hunters international
Im at the point where I want to move to Texas just so I can live in a house remodeled and decorated by Chip and Joanna Gaines
I yell at the people on HGTV the way guys yell at the TV during a big game
I watch HGTV a lot here lately, and now I've realized that I have seriously turned into my mom. 🙃
Every episode of flip or flop:
Tarek: "WE'RE ALREADY SO OVER BUDGET THIS COULD FALL THROUGH THIS IS GONNA BE TIGHT"
*makes $60,000 profit*
Hi, I'm Nicole and I like to yell at people at HGTV who want to live on boats for some reason.
I wanna be HGTV famous
*interviewing for House Hunters*
HGTV: Do you agree on anything?
Couple: No. Never.
HGTV: PERFECT. You're on.
me at age 10: why do adults like HGTV
me 10 years later: tile floors? with THOSE cabinets?? ugh, you're killing me, deborah!!!
I don't understand how these people DON'T cry when they see their houses. Cause I cry, EVERY TIME. #fixerupper @joannagaines @chippergaines
The rush I get when I correctly pick the house the people on house hunters pick must be what heroin feels like.
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Tarek revealed on "Today" that he was also told he had testicular cancer shortly after his thyroid cancer diagnosis in 2013. In a later interview with "The Doctors," he admitted that terrible communication amid his cancer battle and their rise to fame contributed to the end of their relationship.
Similarly, Christina confessed to People that she experienced health issues of her own -- a miscarriage. Just like Tarek's cancer, her miscarriage added strain to their marriage.
"It was too soon for me," she said. "I was overwhelmed. The tension between me and Tarek was high. [...] We weren't able to properly communicate anymore. It got to the point where we weren't even driving to set together."
The couple have continued working on their HGTV show, which has gained phenomenal ratings since their divorce announcement.