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dumped Ben. fell hard and fast and was sure Ana was the one. He even repeated a move he made when dating Jennifer Lopez — appearing in a music video with Ana, which was part of the problem. Ben loves being famous. Growing up, all he ever wanted to be was a celebrity. Ana is more private and sees herself as an actress — not a Kardashian who reveals everything about her private life. Ben is heartbroken, and once again, is up the ,” a source exclusively tells OK!

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“Jen doesn’t want to get back with Ben, but she does love him. He doesn’t have many friends and she feels like it is her role to help. Jen liked Ana and hoped Ben had finally found someone who could deal with him. He isn’t easy,” adds a pal. “Jen supports his sobriety and will do anything to help Ben stay on track.”

Jen and Ben share three children together — Violet, 14, Seraphina, 11, and Samuel, 8 — all of whom met Ana.

Prior to the , Affleck’s kiddos “adored” and “treat[ed] her like she’s part of the Affleck crew,” a source previously told OK!

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As for what went wrong, the actress, 32, was looking to expand her brood, whereas Affleck was not. “He would not commit to having more kids,” an insider revealed. “She is in her 30s. It was a deal-breaker.”

On top of that, the Argo star, 48, “is not in a place to start a new family,” another source said. “Both he and Ana have three jobs lined up. His family has, and will continue, to be his focus.” 

This is hardly the first time Garner, 48, has helped out her ex before. After the Hollywood star relapsed in 2019, the Alias alum was by Affleck’s side — something he is very grateful for. 

“I’m lucky they’ve got a great mom and she helps out a great deal with making sure that we co-parent in as good a way as possible,” he previously said about Garner. 

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