Chris Martin felt ‘completely worthless’ after 'consciously uncoupling' from Gwyneth Paltrow

Conscious uncoupling wasn’t quite as pleasant for Chris Martin as it appeared. 

The 41-year-old Coldplay frontman opens up in the new documentary, Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams, about his painful year in 2014, when he and his former wife, Gwyneth Paltrow, announced their decision to divorce, or “consciously uncouple” as the 46-year-old actress famously put it, after more than 10 years of marriage.

Though the former spouses have moved forward and appear to be in a much better place, Martin reveals — according to multiple reports on the documentary — that the split left him feeling “completely worthless” and like he was "nothing to anybody.”

The father of two explains his depression further, noting, "I was just like, ‘I’m a mess,’ really, because I can’t enjoy the great things around me. Then, of course, I went through a breakup with Gwyneth. Listen, I’m never going to moan, I’m grateful for everything, but it was pretty touch and go.”

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin attend the 3rd annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala benefiting J/P HRO presented by Giorgio Armani at Montage Beverly Hills on January 11, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for J/P Haitian Relief Organization)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin attend the 3rd annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala benefiting J/P HRO presented by Giorgio Armani at Montage Beverly Hills on January 11, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for J/P Haitian Relief Organization)
CULVER CITY, CA - JANUARY 28: Singer/Songwriter Chris Martin (L) and actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer Event with contributors American Cancer Society and Bristol Myers Squibb hosted by Jim Toth and Reese Witherspoon and the Entertainment Industry Foundation on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Entertainment Industry Foundation)
LONDON - JULY 02: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and daughter Apple watch Coldplay singer Chris Martin perform on stage at 'Live 8 London' in Hyde Park on July 2, 2005 in London, England. The free concert is one of ten simultaneous international gigs including Philadelphia, Berlin, Rome, Paris, Barrie, Tokyo, Cornwall, Moscow and Johannesburg. The concerts precede the G8 summit (July 6-8) to raising awareness for MAKEpovertyHISTORY. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)
LONDON - JUNE 26: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow leaves Signor Sassi restaurant with unidentified friends after having dinner with her boyfriend Chris Martin, lead singer of the rock group Coldplay June 26, 2003 in London, United Kingdom. The couple left separately. (Photo by David Westing/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 23: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow walks with her boyfriend musician Chris Martin of Coldplay February 23, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Magnani/Getty Images)
KAUAI, HI - MAY 01: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are seen on May 01, 2003 in Kauai, Hawaii. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
KAUAI, HI - MAY 01: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are seen on May 01, 2002 in Kauai, Hawaii. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
KAUAI, HI - MAY 01: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are seen on May 01, 2002 in Kauai, Hawaii. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 23: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow walks with her boyfriend musician Chris Martin of Coldplay February 23, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Magnani/Getty Images)
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His former manager, Phil Harvey, gets candid about his concerns for the British singer during this difficult period. "I was worried about him to the extent that I was just really glad to get a text in the morning just to know he was OK,” Harvey says. 

Paltrow has since moved on, recently tying the knot with producer Brad Falchuk in September, while Martin is currently dating Fifty Shades star Dakota Johnson. The exes have remained close as they co-parent their kids, Apple, 14, and Moses, 12. 

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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Dakota Johnson attends the UK Premiere of 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' at Odeon Leicester Square on February 12, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan attend the UK Premiere of 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' at Odeon Leicester Square on February 12, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 12: (SUN NEWSPAPER OUT. MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTO BY DAVE J. HOGAN GETTY IMAGES REQUIRED) Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson attend the UK Premiere of 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' at Odeon Leicester Square on February 12, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 11: Actress Dakota Johnson attends the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' premiere during the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at Zoo Palast on February 11, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 11: Actress Dakota Johnson and actor Jamie Dornan attend the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' premiere during the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at Zoo Palast on February 11, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Target Presse Agentur Gmbh/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 06: Actors Jamie Dornan (L) and Dakota Johnson attend the 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' New York Fan First screening at Ziegfeld Theatre on February 6, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actors Jamie Dornan (L) and Dakota Johnson speak onstage during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 09: Dakota Johnson attends the 'Fifty Shades Darker' - UK Premiere on February 9, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 09: Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson attend the 'Fifty Shades Darker' - UK Premiere on February 9, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 08: Dakota Johnson attends the 'Fifty Shades Darker' premiere at Kinepolis Cinema on February 8, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Fotonoticias/FilmMagic)
US actress Dakota Johnson and British actor Jamie Dorman pose at their arrival to the presentation of 'Fifty Shades Darker' held at Kinepolis cinema of Madrid, Spain on 08 February 2017. The film will screen upcoming 10 February. (Photo by Oscar Gonzalez/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan attend the 'Fifty Shades Darker' premiere at Kinepolis Cinema on February 8, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Fotonoticias/FilmMagic)
HAMBURG, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 07: US actress Dakota Johnson (daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson) attends the European premiere of 'Fifty Shades Darker'(German title 'Fifty Shades Of Grey - Gefaehrliche Liebe) at Cinemaxx on February 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Isa Foltin/Getty Images)
HAMBURG, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 07: British actor Jamie Dornan and US actress Dakota Johnson (daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson) attend the European premiere of 'Fifty Shades Darker'(German title 'Fifty Shades Of Grey - Gefaehrliche Liebe) at Cinemaxx on February 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Isa Foltin/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 02: Actress Dakota Johnson arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Fifty Shades Darker' at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 02: Actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson arrive at the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Fifty Shades Darker' at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 02: Actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson attend the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Fifty Shades Darker' at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on February 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 06: Dakota Johnson attends the 'Fifty Shades Freed - 50 Nuances Plus Clair' Paris Premiere at Salle Pleyel on February 6, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
Actor Jamie Dornan (L) and actress Dakota Johnson pose as they arrive to attend 'Fifty Shades Freed - 50 Nuances Plus Claires' Premiere at Salle Pleyel in Paris on February 6, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 06: Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson attend 'Fifty Shades Freed - 50 Nuances Plus Claires' Premiere at Salle Pleyel on February 6, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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