With 20 years of history between them, J.Lo told The New York Times that she learned a lot from her relationship with Ben the first time around.  

The most important thing she learned? She said that their love was sacred. You have to feel good all the time. However, the best thing is to learn from past mistakes so you can do it better next time. We are together in part. There’s also a side of it where we’re not as open to each other now that we are older and more in love than we were many years ago.

Ben calls the relationship with Ben a “beautiful story,” telling WSJ. MagazineDec., I said that one of the most important things in my life was that it was managed in a way that showed that. “My life now is not only the one I desire to become, it’s also the one I feel like.”

Keep reading to take a look back at Jennifer and Ben’s love story.