Who’s better to give you advice on guys than your best friends? Jennifer Garner is new to the dating game after being married to Ben Affleck for 13 years. Prior to her first date with her new boyfriend, Cali Group CEO John Miller, sources exclusively reveal to Life & Style magazine that her friends gave her the rundown on what she should do or not do during their date.

According to an insider, the advice her friends gave her varied from conversation topics to her outfit choices. It looks like her besties have her covered because let’s face it, dating can be scary, especially after so many years.

“They told her, avoid talking about Ben Affleck, don’t spend all night discussing the kids and most importantly, no more mom jeans!” revealed the insider. While abstaining from talking about your ex should be a given, we’re glad her friends clarified. In regards to mom jeans, we’re sure the actress could rock it, but why not play it safe on the first date with a flirter outfit? Jen may not be 30 anymore, but something tells us she’s still ~flirty and thriving.~

“They just want Jen to let loose and get back in touch with her sexy side. Fortunately, John likes the whole Jen package,” added the source. While her friends want what’s best for Jen, it looks like they won’t have to work too hard, considering these two are super into each other.

Jen and her businessman beau have reportedly been dating for about seven months now and according to Radar Online, friends believe this union will be beneficial for Ben and help him to move on from his relationship with Jen. “It’s good for Ben. Friends really think this will give him closure and freedom,” a source told the outlet. Here’s to new beginnings!

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