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Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck just took the most awkward vacation ever

A celebrity gossip junky, Caroline Goddard has been writing entertainment news for longer than the world has known Kim Kardashian's name. Follow her on Twitter at @GoddardCaroline.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's Fourth of July was spent in uncomfortable silence

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner just announced they are splitting up after 10 years of marriage, so naturally the first thing they did was go on vacation together.

In a move straight out of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's conscious uncoupling playbook, Affleck and Garner dropped the divorce hammer on the press when they were already in the Bahamas, together, with their three kids.

The family spent the week at Baker's Bay, a private resort community where they own a home, with Garner arriving on the couple's 10th wedding anniversary and Affleck the day before.

"The family felt it was important to be together, and they were together. The family is united and, no matter what, will protect the kids," a source told People, who shared photos of the couple having what appears to be a serious chat on their dock.

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And if those photos look like whatever convo that was happening was super awkward, that's because it was. An onlooker told the mag that Affleck seemed "distracted."

"They would look at each other and speak and then both look away in silence," the witness said. "A lot of the time, they seemed to just stare off into space."

Well, that sounds like a super-fun way to spend the holiday! Except not at all.

The pair left the island separately, with Affleck putting himself out of his misery on July 3 and Garner sticking around until July 5.

Anyone seeking to ask Affleck about his rumored gambling addiction, alleged affairs or his reported sexist attitude towards gender roles in marriage can do so at Comic-Con in San Diego on Saturday, when he is scheduled to appear on a panel for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's Fourth of July was spent in uncomfortable silence

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