Ben Affleck’s relationship with Jennifer Garner is definitely one of the stranger ones in Hollywood at the moment. Despite announcing their divorce last year, the two have continued to maintain their relationship and have even appeared in public together on numerous occasions. Most recently, the two took their family and spent Valentine’s Day together in Montana. Does this mean they are back together?
An inside source told People that Affleck, Garner, and their three children were spotted boarding a plane en route to Montana over the weekend. Affleck and Garner own a condo in the area, which is the same location where they spent this past Christmas together.
Naturally, their recent getaway has fueled more rumors of a possible reconciliation between the two A-listers. However, are they truly getting back together or just saving face for the sake of their children?
“Jen really thinks there is a chance they can fix their relationship,” an insider explained to Radar Online. “Ben’s being good and not going out in public much these days, so she has this glimmer of hope they can make it work.”
At the same time, a source told E! News that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner still see each other every day, which is unusual for a couple going through a divorce. Apparently, their decision to live together stems from a desire to create a sense of normalcy for their children.
“Ben is living in the family house, but in a separate section,” the source stated. “He has a room to himself, but it’s in an area that Jen goes to on a daily basis. It has forced them to have to day-to-day interactions and spend a lot more time together than a typical separated couple. It’s working well for the kids to have both of them there in close quarters, so they have made sacrifices and agreed to do it for now.”
Despite the positive outlook and public sightings, E! Online is reporting that Affleck and Garner have no plans on getting back together. Instead, they are choosing to go on vacations and live close by each other for the sake of their family and not as a way to rekindle their relationship.
“They will be together as a family,” a source told the outlet. “They continue to put the kids first and spend time with each other for the sake of their children.”
Affleck and Garner were married 10 years prior to their divorce in 2015. During their long marriage, the couple had three children, Violet, 10, Seraphina, 7, and Samuel, 3.
Despite their desire to remain strong for their children, the source went on to reveal that things have been difficult for Garner. However, with her children’s well-being as motivation, Garner has been able to work through her issues with the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star.
“It hasn’t been easy, especially for Jen. But she chooses to look the other way and do what’s best for her kids,” the source shared. “They are a unit. They are all about the kids and making sure they are okay. They are committed to parenting together.”
According to Yahoo TV, the reason behind Affleck and Garner’s divorce is unknown, though it is thought that Affleck cheated on her with their children’s nanny, Christine Ouzounian. However, a rep of Affleck has since stated that such rumors are simply not true.
Whatever the true reasons behind their divorce and decision to remain together, it will be interesting to see how long they can keep their current arrangement up. Whether or not this leads to a future reunion between Affleck and Garner is yet to be seen.
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