plugVideoA look at Ben Affleck’s personal struggles
Take a look back at Ben Affleck’s personal issues with the divorce, the former actress Jennifer Garner in order to have problems with alcohol.
Ben Affleck isn’t looking to jump into dating again.
The actor, who recently separated from his girlfriend, “Saturday Night Live” (exec) Lindsay Shookus, and is focusing on his health and staying on the “right track.”
Affleck, 46, will work to maintain a healthy lifestyle and spending time with his three children with his ex-wife, actress Jennifer Garner, a source close to the star said.
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“I’m finally a step towards a healthier way of life, and his family couldn’t be happier,” the source told Entertainment Tonight. “He’s on the right track, and doing it incredibly well, with the full support of Jen and the whole family. Jen, of course, helped to motivate you have a constant reminder that he has to be the best he can for his children.”
According to the source, Garner, 47, a lot of support from her ex, who has been “making sure he’s doing what’s best for not only himself, but also his or her family. His or her motivation for change came from taking the time to look at what he has and what he or she should be able to lose it.”
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are the parents of three children, and their split at the end of 2015.
While Garner is to be there for her ex, and she is heating up her romance with businessman John Miller.
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“Jen and John are still very much in the dating realm, and more and more,” the source claimed. “I can see how happy Jen is with John.”
Garner and Affleck are officially separated in October of last year, but had been separated since the end of 2015. Affleck split from Shookus, in the month of April.
Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus, dated on-and-off.
“I want to date, but I know that he will have to calm down,” the source told ET. “He wants to make sure that they are healthy enough to have a supportive partner. I am looking for someone to date that would support his clean-living lifestyle. It’s been a long, long way.”
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Affleck has long struggled with alcohol abuse and opened up about his journey in March.
“It’s a part of my life,” he told “Today.” “It’s something I have to deal with. It doesn’t have to sort the results by consuming my very identity and all that, but it’s something that, you know, you’ve got to look at it. I have a feeling that I had a problem with it and I really wanted to tackle, and I take some pride in that… It’s about you, your life, your family. [For] people to see that we have these kinds of difficulties, and we have to deal with them.”