Are they or aren't they getting back together? That has been the one constant question surrounding Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's relationship, and their recent outing is definitely making it seem like there's still hope for a reconciliation.
Last Thursday, Sept. 22, the former couple was spotted grabbing dinner at Sam's by the Beach restaurant in Los Angeles, and an onlooker has since described their encounter to Us Weekly. They said, "Ben and Jen arrived around 8 and left just before 10. Jen came out and walked to the car. Ben was behind her, [and] he looked like he might have had a few drinks... Jen seemed content, she didn't look upset and didn't say anything."
Regardless of whether Affleck and Garner's outing was romantic — their date could have just been a meeting to discuss their parenting strategies or some other child-related topic — they have proven time and time again that exes can actually be amicable. And they've handled their relationship post-split exceptionally well, proving they have nothing but respect for each other.
But could they be thinking twice about their divorce? Maybe.
Back in July, a source close to Garner reportedly told Us Weekly that the divorce proceedings looked to be taking a different direction. The source said, "Jen mentioned that the divorce was going through very soon, and then a few weeks ago, things changed. It does not seem to be moving in that direction."
Adding, "Jen seems to still be in love with Ben but doesn't allow her mind to go there. She just focuses on the kids."
So who knows what the future could hold for Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner? But right now, we're just happy to see them together.
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