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    Gwyneth Paltrow Talks About Dating a Sex Addict, Forgiving Cheaters and Other Hypotheticals

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    Gwyneth Paltrow is talking dirty.

    In her latest flick, Thanks For Sharing, she plays a woman who is dating a sex addict (played by the always-charming Mark Ruffalo).

    So does the Goop goddess think that she could marry someone with such an addiction in real life?

    "I'm an extremely open-minded person, so I think if it was something I knew I was getting myself into, I wouldn't let it deter me from exploring the relationship," she explained in an interview with Refinery 29.

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    But the mother of two isn't exactly encouraging women to start jumping into a situation like that. In fact, she's well aware of how difficult it is to be in that type of a relationship.

    "I think it would be hard for me to be one of those wives who finds out there's been something going on behind my back 20 years in," she said.

    "I'd imagine you'd begin to question your life. It would definitely make things harder, but I believe that if there's authenticity and honesty right off the bat, things will be OK."

    So now that we know how Paltrow says she would handle herself in a relationship that mirrors what she plays in the film, how would the actress deal with a partner who has cheated?

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    "I think that if the idea of being committed to someone is important to you, you begin to value certain parts of your social life over another. No couple is the same, and as such, every couple takes on different challenges," she explained.

    But she didn't end her thoughts on the matter there.

    Paltrow went on to say that while she hasn't dealt with it in her nearly ten-year marriage with Chris Martin, she'd like to think she would be able to move forward should an indiscretion occur.

    "I would like to think that I would be forgiving and/or forgiven, but I can't give an honest answer as I haven't really experienced that."

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