Ben Affleck ‘Is in a Great Place’ 1-Year Sober: ‘He Continues to Want to Be the Best Father’

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Ben Affleck is celebrating 365 days of sobriety.

The actor, who revealed in October that he had accomplished a 40-day keep at a therapy middle for his battle with alcoholism, formally marked one yr of being sober on Thursday — and in response to a supply, he’s doing higher than ever.

“Ben is in an incredible place each in his restoration and life,” a supply near Affleck, 47, tells PEOPLE. “He continues to wish to be one of the best father and pal he may be.”

In addition to engaged on his private restoration, the supply stated he’s been dedicated to his household and pals — particularly his ex-wife Jennifer Garner and their three youngsters, Violet, 13, Seraphina, 10, and Samuel, 7 — in addition to his work commitments.

“He and Jen do amazingly effectively at co-parenting the youngsters,” the supply says. “They’ve shared an incredible summer time with the youngsters doing outings, travels, and so forth. They’ve a really trusting and particular relationship.”

“Ben’s relationship with Jen is powerful. She’s actually supportive of Ben, they usually work very intently on parenting their youngsters,” the supply continues.

“Ben has discovered steadiness between his work and residential life,” provides the supply. “He stays dedicated to a variety of therapy and wellness strategies that concentrate on his well being.”

Affleck entered rehab for the third time final yr on Aug. 22, after Garner, 47, was seen driving the Justice League star to a therapy middle, PEOPLE confirmed.

He stayed on the middle, with solely transient breaks to work out at residence and attend enterprise conferences, till October when he broke his silence about his therapy in a prolonged assertion on Instagram.

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“This week I accomplished a forty-day keep at a therapy middle for alcohol habit and stay in outpatient care,” Affleck revealed within the Oct. four publish. “Battling any habit is a lifelong and troublesome wrestle.”

“Due to that, one isn’t actually in or out of therapy. It’s full-time dedication,” he wrote. “I’m combating for myself and my household.”

Ben Affleck | Ernesto Ruscio/Getty Images
Ben Affleck | Ernesto Ruscio/Getty Pictures

Most lately, Affleck maintained that concentrate on his household by spending the summer time months together with his kids.

“He’s actually having fun with his summer time with the household,” a supply beforehand informed PEOPLE, including that he and the youngsters had been noticed all over the place from Disneyland to enjoyable dinners at Barton G. restaurant in Los Angeles.

“Ben was simply doting over his youngsters,” the supply stated after Affleck’s June dinner outing.

The restaurant is “one in all their favourite locations to go as a household [and] the youngsters had been hanging on him,” the supply added.

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