Demi Lovato Warns Suitors: I Have Baggage

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By many accounts, Demi Lovato is dating Wilmer Valderrama. But in the January issue of Glamour, the singer doesn't mention that older actor by name.

She does, however, respond to a question about her love life in general, going into detail about what she's seeking in a boyfriend.

“Someone who’s not only supportive in my career but also in my [emotional] recovery. It’s a big responsibility dating me. Because I come with a little bit of baggage, you know? I’m completely open. I’m honest about the journey I’ve been on, so I definitely don’t take dating lightly anymore. And they have to make me laugh!”

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That journey, sadly, has included years of cutting. Lovato says she reminds herself of those low points via tattoos on each wrist.

“I think scars are like battle wounds - beautiful, in a way. They show what you’ve been through and how strong you are for coming out of it. My tattoos say “Stay strong.” “Stay on one [wrist] and “strong” on the other. Now I’m able to look at them and be thankful for being alive. I think that I’ve been blessed over the past year to be able to start over.”

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Dallas, Texas
Full Name
Demetria Devonne Lovato

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