It was a marriage that some people thought would last. But it’s already official – Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are really putting an end to their marriage. A relationship that was valuable for the both of them that can be likened to that of a priced stunning silverware in the past has finally come to an end. Or has it really?
E! News already confirmed that the couple already filed for divorce, which was nearly two years since they decided to separate. Court documents indicate that both opted to go for joint legal and physical custody of the kids. The couple also filed for the petition and response together, an indication that they are acting in coordination to one another.
While other couples in Hollywood ended up in a messy divorce, it seems that these two choose to keep their peace. They seem to be friendly to each other and are co-parenting their children.
According to a source, the two are in a very fluid relationship and that they have been putting an effort for the past few years. This insider also mentioned that Affleck and Garner chose to concentrate on the kids.
Right after the news of their divorce, the couple were also united with their statement. They shared that they chose to file for the divorce after careful consideration but will go forward with their love and friendship and will continue with their commitment to co-parent their kids. They also asked for their privacy at this time that they are going through a difficult time. They also thanked the people in advance for understanding.
While they will no longer be known as a married couple, the former partners still managed to say kind words to one another. Affleck commended Jen for being an amazing mom. According to TMZ, they are still negotiating a financial settlement. The divorce is expected to be completed in as little as six months.
It may not have ended like the fairy tale movies, but at least they seem to be ending it amicably.