It hasn't worked out with Jake Gyllenhaal, John Mayer or Taylor Lautner. But Taylor Swift remains a romantic at heart.
In a new interview with InStyle, the singer is asked about her take on romance and the fact that she pens so many songs about ex-boyfriends.
"There are no rules when it comes to love," she says. "I just try to let love surprise me because you never know who you're going to fall in love with. You never know who's going to come into your life – and for me, when I picture the person I want to end up with, I don't think about what their career is, or what they look like. I picture the feeling I get when I'm with them."
But have the failed relationships taken a toll on her outlook? Dampened Swift's aspirations for love? No way, she says.
"I'm really a daydreamer... When it comes to 'happily ever after,' I always have a tendency to write a happy ending to my songs. That's probably wishful thinking on my part."