Evan Rachel Wood Was More into Motherhood Than Marriage: Source

Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell

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updated 05/30/2014 AT 11:00 AM ET

originally published 05/30/2014 AT 5:00 PM ET

In ending their marriage, Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell simply realized they have different priorities, now and for the future, a source tells PEOPLE.

“Nothing dramatic happened. They are friends and will continue to parent their son together. They have been friends for years and are happier this way than being married,” the source says.

The couple welcomed a son last July, and he became the focus, the source adds. “Evan loves being a mom. After her son was born, he has been her No. 1 priority. The marriage always came in second. They have different goals for the future and want to pursue them separately.”

As for Wood’s romantic future, the source adds: “Evan is very edgy and adventurous and wants to find a partner that she can share that with.”

For now, as she copes with the breakup, Wood, 26, is leaning on her friends – among them, Ellen Page. The two are BFFs and will play sisters in the upcoming film Into the Forest.

On May 20, the former True Blood actress joined Page and a group of buddies, including Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry, for a night of live music at the Sayers Club in Los Angeles. They were seated next to Demi Moore, who was there to watch her daughter Rumer Willis perform.

“Evan seemed like she was in a good mood,” an onlooker tells PEOPLE. “She was laughing and talking to the group about wanting to sing at Sayers sometime soon.”


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