Harry Styles calls his romance with Taylor Swift a ‘learning experience’

By Emmy Griffiths

Harry Styles has finally opened up about his short-lived relationship with Taylor Swift and what he thought about the star's songs Out of the Woods and Style, which are rumoured to be about him. Chatting to Rolling Stone magazine about being snapped walking through Central Park in New York City with Taylor back in 2012, he said: "When I see photos from that day I think: Relationships are hard, at any age. And adding in that you don't really understand exactly how it works when you're 18, trying to navigate all that stuff didn't make it easier."

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A photo of Harry Styles and Taylor Swift
Harry and Taylor dated in 2012

He continued: "I mean, you're a little bit awkward to begin with. You're on a date with someone you really like. It should be that simple, right? It was a learning experience for sure." Speaking about the two singles that are suggested to be about their relationship, the Sign of the Times singer said: "I mean, I don't know if they're about me or not but the issue is, she's so good, they're... everywhere. I write from my experiences; everyone does that."

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A photo of Harry Styles
Harry opened up about his relationship status

The star spoke about his dating life during an interview on the Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw, admitting that he had been single for a while. "I haven't dated in a long time really because I went away to do the movie then did the album so I haven't in a while," he said. "I have a couple of candles left still though."

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