The star, who had twins Max and Emme with Anthony, said “the torment hurt so much” yet she “needed to leave it stronger than some time recently”.
The pair, both of Puerto Rican legacy, wedded in 2004 following quite a while of knowing one another, and declared their part in 2011.
Inquired as to whether she felt she has recouped from the separation, Lopez told The Sunday Mirror’s Notebook magazine: “In those days the agony hurt so much, however I didn’t need what happened to complete me.
“I needed to leave it stronger than in the recent past. I’d say it was the hardest thing I’ve ever been through, in light of the children.
“When you’re this minimal crude young lady and things happen, you simply weep well into the night. Be that as it may when you’re in charge of two other individuals and their lives and enthusiastic prosperity, that is a biggie.”
Lopez beforehand had an association with Ben Affleck and they were alluded to as Bennifer.
She has been hitched twice before to Ojani Noa and Chris Judd, and she likewise dated Sean “”Diddy”” Combs.