Marriage problems between Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were influenced by financial differences

Juliette Morgan
Marriage problems between Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were influenced by financial differences

Financial disagreements, different views on raising children and different approaches to resolving conflicts aggravated the family problems of Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck. An Us Weekly insider talks about this.

He said the couple was "taking some time" to determine "whether the relationship was right for both of them." Jennifer, 54, is "focused on work," while Affleck, 51, "doesn't agree with Jennifer's lifestyle" and feels "tired" by the marriage.

“Over time, Jennifer and Ben have found it increasingly difficult to communicate effectively, and small misunderstandings have escalated into major arguments,” the source says, adding that they have “fundamentally different approaches to conflict,” the insider added, explaining that Lopez prefers to address issues directly , and Affleck keeps everything to himself and is in no hurry to open up.

The problem turned out to be different financial conditions. Thus, Jennifer’s capital is $400 million, while Affleck’s fortune, according to insiders, is $160 million.

Despite all their differences, both of them continue to fight for their marriage and try to understand what they want from it.

"Some believe that with time and effort they will be able to work it out, pointing to their deep connection," the insider said, citing friends of the couple. "Others think their relationship has run its course."

Rumors about Lopez and Affleck's divorce began to be discussed after it became known that they were living separately: insiders reported that Ben Affleck had moved out of their home in Los Angeles several weeks ago. Previously, Ben Affleck was seen without a wedding ring.

It is worth noting that this is the couple’s second attempt. They met and started dating in the early 2000s. In 2003, they announced their engagement, but soon took a break from the relationship, and then completely canceled the wedding. During this time, they created other families, both had children. However, during the pandemic, the stars began to communicate again and decided to give their relationship another chance. The couple got married in 2022.

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