Their romance had a new opportunity in 2021 after 17 years of being apart and for Ben Affleck his love story with Jennifer Lopez it is really beautiful. The ‘Batman’ actor was encouraged to give new details about ‘Bennifer’ and how they are living this new stage where both feel more mature, projecting themselves to a life together and enjoying the children they both had in their previous marriages.
A beautiful love story
“I can say that it is definitely beautiful for me (…) And it is a good story. It’s a great story. And, you know, maybe one day I’ll tell you. I will write it all down. (Pause) And then I’ll set it on fire. (Laughs) “the 49-year-old actor told the magazine Wall Street Journal.
Within the promotion of his new film, “The Tender Bar”, Ben Affleck he took stock of how his life changed in the last five years, where each difficulty he faced left him a great lesson.
“My life now reflects not only the person I want to be, but the person I really feel that I am, which is not perfect, but someone who tries hard and cares a lot about being honest, authentic and responsible. It’s hard to say who benefits the most without going into gossipy details. “, said.
Importance of intimacy in your relationship
At another point in the interview, Ben Affleck He also detailed how important it is for him to maintain the intimacy of his relationship with Jennifer Lopez, knowing that they are both celebrities and attract the paparazzi on each of their outings.
“You can guess about it, but one of the hardest lessons I’ve learned is that it’s not wise to share everything with the world (…) I know I feel more comfortable having those healthy boundaries in my life around which, In a friendly and direct way, I tell you, I just don’t want to be talking about my personal relationship in the newspaper. I’m going to exercise a bit of restraint “, Held.
Ben Affleck and alcoholism
Jennifer Garner’s ex-partner also addressed alcoholism and how she coped with this episode: “I wish I didn’t have to learn some lessons the hard way (…) There are many things that I would like my younger self to understand. Some things, honestly, that I’m too self-conscious or shy about to be really honest with everyone because they are mostly mistakes. ”, said. “The things that I wish I had done differently, and are rooted in that instinct to look at my past and think, ‘I wish I could have avoided this painful event. I wish I couldn’t have caused someone else pain. I wish I had better understood the nature of what was difficult in life for me. ‘”.
As stated in the interview, to overcome alcoholism you have to suffer. “The only real cure for alcoholism is suffering. Just wait for the threshold for suffering to be reached somewhere before your life is destroyed. “, he claimed.
Although she is now “very well” and “very healthy”, at many times she faced losing the most important thing in her life and there she decided to start over.
How did JLo and Ben Affleck get back together?
‘Bennifer’ rejoined in February 2021 after the actor sent him emails while JLo was in the middle of a crisis with Alex Rodríguez. JLo and the former baseball player announced the end of their engagement on April 15. After several weeks of encounters, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck They made their relationship official on the singer’s 52nd birthday while cruising on a luxurious yacht on the Mediterranean Sea.
They starred in the 2002 movie ‘Gigli’ where they fell in love. In November they got engaged but postponed their wedding in September 2003, the year in which they debuted together on a red carpet; however, the end of their relationship surprised everyone in January 2004. Then JLo married Marc Anthony in June 2004 and in 2005, the Oscar winner married Jennifer Garner.