When the time does come around to date, however, Garner said she thinks it's important not to "lump all men" into the same category.
"We can't just assume that every man has done something awful or that every man is guilty; due process is important and has to take place," she noted.
Despite their breakup, Garner and Affleck, both 45, have remained amicable for their three children, daughters Violet, 11, and Seraphina, 8, and son Samuel, 5. When ET spoke with Garner earlier this month at the Los Angeles premiere of her new movie, The Tribes of Palos Verdes, she revealed their plans for Thanksgiving.
"Ben's mom, Chris [Boldt], will be in town and she and Ben will take the kids and I'll have crafts set up and I'll have T-Ball, soccer, I'll have everything set up," the brunette beauty shared. "If they will play with the kids and just let me cook, it is heaven for me."