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Entertainment

Web Desk
February 19, 2020

Ben Affleck's biggest regret in life: divorce with Jennifer Garner

Entertainment

Web Desk
Wed, Feb 19, 2020
Ben Affleck sees the decision that annulled his 10-year marriage with Jennifer Garner, as his life’s biggest regret

Hollywood A-lister Ben Affleck’s marriage with actor Jennifer Garner had crumbled back in 2018 courtesy of his uncontrollable drinking habits amongst other things. 

However, looking back at his divorce, the Argo actor sees the decision that annulled his 10-year marriage, as his life’s biggest regret.

Getting candid with The New York Times, Affleck opened up on his drinking habits, saying: “I drank relatively normally for a long time.”

“What happened was that I started drinking more and more when my marriage was falling apart. This was 2015, 2016. My drinking, of course, created more marital problems,” he added.

“The biggest regret of my life is this divorce. Shame is really toxic. There is no positive byproduct of shame. It’s just stewing in a toxic, hideous feeling of low self-worth and self-loathing.”

“It’s not particularly healthy for me to obsess over the failures — the relapses—and beat myself up,” he continued, adding: “I have certainly made mistakes. I have certainly done things that I regret. But you’ve got to pick yourself up, learn from it, learn some more, try to move forward.”

The former lovers had settled their divorce back in October of 2018.