Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Divorce: Ben Affleck Still Living at Family Home with Jennifer GarnerCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Divorce: Ben Affleck Still Living at Family Home with Jennifer Garner

By Delaney Gilbride

In celebrity news, it looks like Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are still living together despite filing for divorce Thursday, April 13. An insider told that the 44 year-old actor continues to live in the family guest house to keep home life “normal”. He continues by saying, “For now, they are all living together. One thing they agree on — the kids will stay at the family house. Jen and Ben will focus on making things as smoothly as possible for the kids. It’s all about what’s best for them.” The celebrity couple split back in June 2015 and have since continued to be co-parents to their three children Violet, 11, Seraphina, 8, and Samuel, 5.

This duo is staying surprisingly friendly during their celebrity divorce. What are some tips for remaining amicable during your divorce?

Cupid’s Advice:

When you’re going through a divorce with children it’s important that you be civil with your ex to make the transition easier for your kids. So, want tips to make this easier? Cupid’s here to help you out with some relationship advice:

1. Put your kids first: As hard as a divorce is for you and your spouse it can be much harder for your kids. If you continue to think about making your divorce easier on your kids, it becomes easier for you to be civil with your ex. If you put your kids first it’ll becomes natural to be amicable around them.

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2. Learn to respect one another: Although you have your differences, you and your partner have to learn to respect each other – especially if you have kids. Treat the other person the way you want to be treated. It’ll go a long way.

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3. Let it go: If you hang onto every negative emotion during your divorce it will get you nowhere. It will only make you resent your ex more! Give yourself a break and just let it all go; take a breath of fresh air and start anew.

Are you and your ex spouse civil with each other? Comment below and tell us about it!