Jennifer Lawrence understands that 'the children come first' for Chris Martin

They called it quits in October after just a few months of dating, but Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin have recently given their relationship another chance. The pair are now said to be “solid,” according to new reports.

The couple were rumoured to have originally split up because the Oscar-winning actress was having trouble dealing with Chris’ close relationship with ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow. However Jennifer, 24, is said to understand that her boyfriend’s two children, Apple and Moses, will always come first.

CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGEThe former couple are reported to be “solid” after giving their relationship another go

“Even though they are busy, the relationship is solid. They see each other when they can,” a source told People.

“Jennifer understands that the children come first with Chris and that his relationship with Gwyneth is based around the family and will always be a part of his life. Things are good between them.”

The couple sparked rumours that they had reunited after being spotted on a dinner date together in Los Angeles at the end of December.

A photo emerged on social media of the couple dining at Kiwami Sushi, with a fellow diner telling People magazine that they were “into each other and not noticing anyone else around them.”

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin were spotted on a dinner date together in December

The Hunger Games actress and Coldplay frontman Chris first began dating in June. The pair have always kept their relationship low-key and were only pictured together once, although Jennifer was seen supporting Chris at two Coldplay concerts in the space of three days.

The news comes as the singer’s ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow admitted she sometimes wishes they had stayed married. Talking to Harper’s Bazaar magazine, the actress confessed: "Of course, there are times when I think it would have been better if we had stayed married, which is always what your children want. But we have been able to solidify this friendship, so that we’re really close."

Chris and his ex-wife announced their shock split in March, while Jennifer and her long-term boyfriend Nicholas Hoult called time on their relationship in June.

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