Photos Of Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner That'll Make You Weep Into A Pillow (Or Not)

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Is it just us, or is everyone feeling a bit like a Sad Ben Affleck meme today? After nearly two months of separation, Affleck and wife Jennifer Garner have officially filed for divorce, just when we thought they miiiiight be getting back together. So cruel, this world.
The good news is that, by all accounts, the divorce is being handled in an amicable manner. No lawyers, no bitter custody claims, no drama. We assume he's getting Matt Damon and any leftover Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice memorabilia.
The bad news is that, well, we'll kind of miss seeing Bennifer 2.0 being cute on the red carpet and starring in terrible superhero films together. This split has been a long time coming, but, now that it's official, we'll cop to feeling a pang or two.
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Here's to Garner making good on those "I'm dating Brad Pitt" jokes and maybe scoring her own Elektra spinoff. As for Ben... how about a smile, buddy?
Click through for 12 (one for each year of marriage) Ben and Jen moments caught on camera.
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2003

Garner and Affleck first shared the screen in 2001's Pearl Harbor, but sparks didn't really fly until they played Elektra and blind-lawyer-turned-superhero Matt Murdock in the 2003 flop Daredevil.
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2003

This is the look that says, "I'm totally going to separate from my husband [Scandal star Scott Foley] next month." Though Garner filed for divorce from Foley in May 2003, three months after the Daredevil premiere, she dated Alias costar Michael Vartan for a few months before reconnecting with Affleck.
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2003

We repeat: Still not a couple.
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2004

After splitting from Vartan in mid-2004, Garner returned to the Affleck fold. By that October they were acting out scenes from Fever Pitch.
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2005

Another October, another Red Sox game. This time, the couple were newly married and expecting the birth of their first child. Daughter Violet was born that December.
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2006

Affleck whispered sweet nothings (or maybe just a reminder to book that double date with the Damons) into his wife's ear at the premiere of his film Hollywoodland (you know, that time Batman/Daredevil played Superman?).
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2007

More nuzzling occurred at the 2007 Golden Globes.
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2008

Those Matt Damon anecdotes had yet to grow stale, judging by Garner's expression at the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Awards Gala in January 2008. The couple would welcome second daughter Seraphina almost exactly one year later.
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2013

The couple, now parents to son Samuel, stole a quiet moment on the 2013 Golden Globes red carpet.
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2013

The Baftas called for some cuddling.
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2013

Affleck took home a Best Picture Oscar for Argo at the 2013 Oscars.
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2014

A year later, he nearly took home Glenn Close, seen here cockblocking Garner at an Oscars after-party.
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