Despite their announced divorce, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck seem to at least be content in relation to their fitness goals. In fact, according to the Daily Mail, the two stars were recently spotted working on their fitness following the busy Thanksgiving holiday. Is their devotion for training and the fact that they are still living together an indication that a reconciliation is on the way?
Garner was spotted at a gym in Los Angeles over the weekend, while Affleck was seen working out with a personal trainer in the Palisades a day after the feasting holiday. Although Garner was not shy about showing off her fit figure, Affleck seemed to want to attract as little attention as possible and kept his hood up and his head down throughout his workout.
In contrast, Affleck looked a little worse for wear. Apparently, the holiday did not treat Affleck very kindly, as the actor was also seen outside of gas station wearing sweatpants while smoking a cigarette.
According to Perez Hilton, the Gone Girl star was at the gas station alone during the holiday, and did not look the least bit happy. Whatever the cause of his gas station venture, Affleck will be spending time with all of his family over the Christmas holiday, including Garner and their kids, Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel.
As many will recall, Affleck and Garner first encountered problems in their relationship after it surfaced that Affleck was cheating on the actress. Following these reports that Affleck was having an affair with the couple’s nanny, Christine Ouzunian, the two announced their plans to end their 10 years of marriage. However, despite their public announcement, the two have yet to officially sign the divorce papers.
“It seems both Ben and Jen have decided that, for the time being, it’s unnecessary for them to enter what could potentially be a messy and lengthy divorce battle,” an inside source told the outlet.
While this doesn’t indicate whether or not Garner and Affleck will be able to make their marriage work, their decision to remain together was heavily influenced by the need to keep their family healthy. Apparently, the two want “to avoid more upheaval for the family” and have therefore decided to stay together, at least until the holiday season is over.
“Jen and Ben are figuring out right now how they can best spend the holidays together,” the source added.
Exactly what their time spent together will mean in the end is yet to be seen, but if the latest sightings are of any indication, then the two just might find a way to mend their relationship. In fact, this was echoed by a statement from a source who explained how the Batman v Superman star and Garner “are getting on so much better than they were at that time.”
Whatever ends up happening between the two, at least they can fall back on their training regime to get them through the tough times. While we wait to learn more about the situation, it will be interesting to see if their family interests will be enough to keep them together and prevent the impending divorce.
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