Though the actors, both 44, who announced their separation back in June 2015, aren’t back together, they have decided to keep working on their marriage after going through a recent rough patch that nearly led to a permanent split.
“Jen has called off the divorce,” a source close to Garner tells PEOPLE in the latest issue. “She really wants to work things out with Ben. They are giving things another try.”
But a source close to the couple says it was a decision they both made: “There is always a chance of reconciliation. They love each other. They also really, really love their kids, and those kids love their parents.”