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Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner spending Christmas together for special reason

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are putting their differences aside this festive season

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck's divorce, and the alleged reason for it, shocked fans, but the former couple's latest news may surprise everyone once again.

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According to a new report, Affleck, who reportedly cheated on his wife with the family nanny, will be spending Christmas with Garner — but it's not to rekindle their romance.

"They will be together as a family," a source told E! News. "They continue to put the kids first and spend time with each other for the sake of their children."

It's wonderful that the former couple are putting their children first, but with the divorce still so fresh it must be a very tough ask. Or maybe not?

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According to the source, even though Affleck and Garner are not "together romantically anymore," they are "in a good place right now."

So, how is the family planning on spending the festive season?

A second source told the publication that they will be having a white Christmas in Montana. The family reportedly will be seeing relatives from both sides of the Affleck and Garner clan, too, as the source revealed they believe family comes first.

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Breakups are never easy, but it's great to know that Affleck and Garner can put their differences aside for the sake of their three young children.

Could you spend time with your ex for the sake of your children? Or do you think it's better to keep your distance? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are putting their differences aside this festive season
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