Ben Affleck And Lindsay Shookus Reunite In New York After Spending A Week Apart: Couple Reportedly Going Strong By Carie P. firstname.lastname@example.org | Jul 21, 2017 08:54 AM EDT Latest celebrity reports confirmed that Ben Affleck had reunited with his rumored girlfriend Lindsay Shookus after spending a week apart. The couple was spotted in New York as reports were escalating their relationship is going strong. Reports were claiming that Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus were spotted beating the heat in New York with a couple of iced coffees. The two reportedly headed into a hotel near the Central Park just last Wednesday. It can be recalled that last July 6, Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus were spotted for the first time together in a restaurant in Los Angeles. Moreover, PEOPLE reported that Affleck and Shookus have taken a trip to Las Vegas together and they have been spotted stepping out for several romantic dates in Los Angeles also. Even if Ben Affleck is trying to take things slow when it comes to his relationship and romance with Lindsay Shookus, the affair is progressing very fast. Some reports claimed that the reason for this is because their feelings are strong and they are really in love with each other. Watch video However, reports were rife that Ben Affleck's relationship with Lindsay Shookus started even before Ben and Jennifer Garner separated. It was claimed that their affair started last 2013 while he was still married to Garner and Shookus was married to Kevin Miller. But sources close to Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus shared that the two did not date until both of them were separated from their spouses. With this, it was claimed that their romance and relationship is still relatively new. The source also added that Lindsay Shookus is not the kind of woman who is reckless since she is also down to earth and centered. It was also added that she felt the romance has got to be something that it was worth risking for. Meanwhile, it was just reported that Ben Affleck turned down the upcoming Netflix film, Triple Frontier in order to spend more time with his family and to focus on his health. Before reuniting with Lindsay Shookus in New York, Ben spent time over the last week with his three children with Jennifer Garner in L.A.