When her 18-year-old son Samuel has left for college, Field feels she should seek out romance.

So, when Sally appeared on talk show "The View" in 2006 and was asked about her current dating status, she explained: "Am I dating? It's very odd to me now to be looking and thinking: "Well maybe now that Sam's growing up, maybe I'll starting dating again." A girlfriend and I were out to dinner and she said: "I've met someone interesting - he's the right age, he's in his 70s." And I went "WHAT?

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And though she's been "seeing" a few male friends over the years, she wouldn't call it dating.

"It’s not that I don’t have any interest in dating," shares the Oscar winner in a new interview. I don’t know if some of the men I see would consider them dates, but I don’t think so." The mother-of-three, who got divorced from second husband Alan Greisman in 1993, muses, “When you get to a certain age, you’re not dating.

I’m not taking myself off the market – not that I’m on the market.

I’m just alive.” She is much more focused on her sons and career at the moment, raving, “This is the first time in my life I find myself standing in place going, 'Now what? ' Suddenly my life is open to possibilities.” Right now, the actress is getting ready to promote her summer blockbuster, .

“I always say, ‘Can’t I be in this movie a little more?

’" I just want to spend more time watching the young cast do what they do." When asked about her five-year plan and what she's hoping to do next, Sally brushes that stuff off.

Sally Field Pens Heartfelt Letter About Gay Son Sam "A five-year plan assumes you have control over your life..much of it is chance.

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" He also noted that the boys were more important to her than he was, "which is the way it should be." The new Vanity Fair interview, which coincides with the upcoming release of Reynolds' new memoir, is hardly the first time Reynolds has expressed regret over his relationship with Field.

The topic has come up again and again over the years, although a story from earlier this year about them finally walking down the aisle together was complete bunk."I was the dumbest ... I really handled that one pretty bad."Follow Christie D'Zurilla on Twitter @the CDZ and Google .

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