Onward and upward! Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds and his spouse, Aja Volkman, known as it quits in April after seven years of marriage. Now, nearly two months after announcing the split, Reynolds, 29, advised Us Weekly that he and the singer, 31, are “doing really good” and searching towards the longer term.
“I think life moves forward and we’re doing good,” Reynolds advised Us on the premiere of his HBO documentary Believer in New York City on Monday, June 18.( In the movie, Reynolds, who’s a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, fights for Mormon acceptance of the LGBTQ neighborhood.)
Reynolds, who shares daughters Arrow, four, and twins Gia and Coco, 15 months, along with his ex, teaches his children to like how they need. “One of my favorite moments in the film is when my 4-year-old and I were having a conversation about what it means to be LGBTQ,” he advised Us. “I think you’re never too young to have that conversation. I’ve had a lot of parents say, ‘Well, when do you start talking? And I say, ‘That’s how you stigmatize it is even asking that question. It should be a normal part of life.”
Reynolds has by no means shied away from talking out about arduous points, together with psychological well being. In 2017, he opened as much as CBS This Morning about struggling with melancholy, and admitted it has affected his complete band.
“It does not mean you’re broken to have depression and anxiety,” he advised Us Weekly on Monday. “I would encourage you to speak out. Don’t hold it inside. Talk to friends. Talk to parents. If it’s available, go to a therapist. There’s nothing wrong or weak about seeking a therapist. I have a therapist.”
He continued: “I would say it gets better. Hold on. Your life is always worth living. Please never take your life from us.”
If you or somebody you already know is considering suicide, name the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
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