He just couldn't recover it.

Ben Affleck headed out for coffee with son Samuel this morning in Brentwood, and the actor appeared more somber than usual. Could it finally be setting in that his family is being broken up? Jennifer Garner officially filed for divorce last week, and even though it's supposedly amicable, it might not be what the actor actually wanted.

Apparently, the Batman star sought treatment for alcoholism in hopes of reconciling with his actress wife, but it didn't work.

"It came down to his last-ditch attempt at saving things by going to rehab. But it was just too little too late,” a source dished to People.

TMZ recently reported that the Oscar winner is already dating someone new, but that the relationship "isn't serious." Could it be the nanny? We doubt it, but ya never know.

Watch the below video to see how the Boston hunk reacts when we ask if he's already moved out of the Pacific Palisades family home.