Poor Ben and Jen!
According to a new report, Ben Affleck is "devastated" over his divorce from his wife of 10 years, Jennifer Garner, but has vowed to remain a dedicated co-parent with his ex for the sake of their three children.
Ben and Jen in January 2011. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
"He's devastated. Nobody intends to go down this path. They both battled, and he really battled to try and save the marriage but ultimately it was the best thing for the kids and for him and Jen," a source close to the couple revealed to People.
The 42-year-old actor and Alias star, 43, married in June 2005 and are parents to kids Violet, 9, Seraphina, 6, and Samuel, 3. Despite their decision to split, the couple will reportedly continue to live together in their 8,800-square-foot home in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Jennifer with the couple's three children in August 2013. (Photo Credit: Splash Images)
"They've been separated for 10 months but he was living at the house. These are things that they have consciously done because they want to make sure that this is as easy as they can make it on the kids," the insider continued.
"These are two people who really tried to save their marriage and worked really hard at it," the source added. "Ultimately they had grown apart and they did what was best for their kids."